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clamatorial

[ klam-uh-tawr-ee-uhl, -tohr- ]
/ ˌklæm əˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr- /
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adjective
of or relating to the Clamatores, a large group of passerine birds with relatively simple vocal organs and little power of song, as the flycatchers.
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Origin of clamatorial

1870–75; <New Latin Clamator(es) (plural of Latin clāmātor shouter, equivalent to clāmā(re) to shout) + -tor-tor) + -ial
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British Dictionary definitions for clamatorial

clamatorial
/ (ˌklæməˈtɔːrɪəl) /

adjective
of or relating to the American flycatchers (family Tyrannidae)See flycatcher (def. 2)

Word Origin for clamatorial

C19: from New Latin clāmātōres, plural of Latin clāmātor one who shouts; see clamant
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