Clamatores

plural noun
Clam·​a·​to·​res | \ ˌklaməˈtōr(ˌ)ēz\

Definition of Clamatores

in some classifications
: a suborder or superfamily of Passeriformes nearly coextensive with the modern suborder Tyranni

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

History and Etymology for Clamatores

New Latin, from Latin, plural of clamator bawler, from clamatus, past participle of clamare + -or

Keep scrolling for more

Comments on Clamatores

What made you want to look up Clamatores? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a bell tower

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Where in the World? A Quiz

  • peter bruegel tower of babel painting
  • What language does pajama come from?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!