clarion

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English[edit]

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a sculptor's interpretation of the clarion

Etymology[edit]

Middle English, from Old French claron, from Medieval Latin clario (trumpet), from Latin clarus (clear).

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Noun[edit]

clarion (plural clarions)

  1. (music) A medieval brass instrument, related to the trumpet, or its sound.
    The clarion's call to action has been heard.
  2. (heraldry) A different type of musical instrument resembling an organ.

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  • (musical instrument): claro

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Verb[edit]

clarion (third-person singular simple present clarions, present participle clarioning, simple past and past participle clarioned)

  1. To sound a clarion (trumpet-like instrument).

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