Definitions

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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Stentoridae — a genus of large protozoa, shaped like a trumpet.
  • proper noun A herald in the Iliad celebrated for his loud voice.

Etymologies

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From Latin Stentōr, from Ancient Greek Στέντωρ (Stentōr), the name of a herald in the Iliad who had a loud voice.

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From Latin Stentōr, from Ancient Greek Στέντωρ (Stentōr).

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  • Stentor was a herald of the Greek forces during the Trojan War.

    May 26, 2010