noun bom·bi·la·tion

Definition of bombilation



  1. :  a buzzing, droning sound

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Origin and Etymology of bombilation

borrowed from New Latin bombilātiōn-, bombilātiō, from Latin bombilāre “to buzz, hum” (derivative of bombus, perhaps with suffix of sībilāre “to hiss,” or after Greek bombyliós “bumblebee”) + -tiōn-, -tiō, noun suffix — more at 1bomb, 1sibilant, bombyliidae, -ion

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capable of being understood in two ways

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