chamade

noun

cha·​made
shəˈmäd
plural -s
: a drum or trumpet signal for a parley with the enemy

Word History

Etymology

French, probably from Portuguese chamada, from chamar to call, from Latin clamare to cry out

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“Chamade.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chamade. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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