stentor


sten·tor

noun \ˈsten-ˌtr, -tər\

Definition of STENTOR

1
:  a person having a loud voice
2
:  any of a widely distributed genus (Stentor) of ciliate protozoans having a trumpet-shaped body with the mouth at the broad end and with the narrow end often attached to the substrate

Origin of STENTOR

Latin, from Greek Stentōr Stentor, a Greek herald in the Trojan War noted for his loud voice
First Known Use: 1609

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