Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intransitive v. To bark as a dog.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To bark, as a dog.

Etymologies

From Latin lātrō ("I bark"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • These factors set them very far apart from their Latin-derived associates, which are uniformly multisyllabic and which have differing noun and verb forms, for example: latrate (like a dog) and latration; stridulate (like a cricket or grasshopper) and stridulation; and ululate (like a dog, jackal, wolf, or owl) and ululation.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol VII No 1

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  • *barks*

    December 24, 2008

  • To bark like a dog.

    *waits for beloved Wordie smart-alecks to chime in*

    December 24, 2008