The definition of bellicose is someone or something aggressive and eager or willing to fight.(adjective)
An example of bellicose are angry rebels who storm a protest march.
See bellicose in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < L bellicosus < bellicus, of war < bellum, war < OL duellum: for IE base see duel
See bellicose in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Latin bellicōsus
Origin: , from bellicus, of war
Origin: , from bellum, war.
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