tintinnabulate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin tintinnabulatus ("furnished with a bell or bells"), from tintinnabulum ("a bell"). Akin to tinnitus.

Verb[edit]

tintinnabulate (third-person singular simple present tintinnabulates, present participle tintinnabulating, simple past and past participle tintinnabulated)

  1. To ring, tinkle, toll, or otherwise sound like bells.

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