Bellow Definition

bĕlō
bellowed, bellowing, bellows
verb
bellowed, bellowing, bellows
To make the deep roaring sound characteristic of a bull.
American Heritage
To roar with a powerful, reverberating sound, as a bull does.
Webster's New World
To utter loudly or powerfully.
Webster's New World
To cry out loudly, as in anger or pain.
Webster's New World
To utter in a loud, powerful voice.
American Heritage
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noun
bellows
The roar of a large animal, such as a bull.
American Heritage
The sound of bellowing.
Webster's New World
A very loud utterance or other sound.
American Heritage

The deep roar of a large animal, or any similar loud noise.

Wiktionary
proper name
(born Solomon Bellows) 1915-2005; U.S. novelist, born in Canada.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Bellow

Noun

Singular:
bellow
Plural:
bellows

Origin of Bellow

  • From Middle English belwen, from Old English bylgian, ultimately from the Proto-Indo-European base *bʰel- (“to sound, roar”), cognate with belg “leather bag,” bellan “to roar,” blāwan “to blow”. Cognate with German bellen (“to bark”), Old Slavonic блея (Russian блеять (“baa, bleat”)).

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English belwen perhaps from Old English belgan to be enraged and bylgan to bellow

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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