[ klam-uh-tawr-ee-uhl, -tohr- ]
/ ˌklæm əˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr- /
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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Words nearby clamatorial
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British Dictionary definitions for clamatorial
/ (ˌklæməˈtɔːrɪəl) /
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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