making a shrill grating or chirping sound
Origin of stridulousClassical Latin stridulus ; from stridere: see strident
- Characterized by or making a shrill grating sound or noise.
- Relating to or characterized by stridor.
Origin of stridulousFrom Latin str&imacron;dulus, from str&imacron;d&emacron;re, to make harsh sounds, ultimately of imitative origin.
From Latin stridulus (“creaking, giving a shrill sound"), from stridere (“to utter an inarticulate sound, creak, grate").