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calliopean

[ kuh-lahy-uh-pee-uhn ]
/ kəˌlaɪ əˈpi ən /
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adjective
resembling a calliope in sound; piercingly loud: a calliopean voice.
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Origin of calliopean

An Americanism dating back to 1855–60; calliope + -an
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