Stentor meaning

stĕntôr
A loud-voiced Greek herald in the Iliad.
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One with a loud or piercing voice.
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Any of several trumpet-shaped ciliate protozoans of the genus Stentor, living in freshwater habitats and feeding chiefly on smaller microorganisms.
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A Greek herald in the Trojan War, described in the Iliad as having the voice of fifty men.
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A person having a very loud voice.
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Any of a genus (Stentor) of large, trumpet-shaped, ciliated protozoans, found in stagnant fresh waters.
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Any of several trumpet-shaped ciliate protozoans of the genus Stentor, living in freshwater habitats and feeding chiefly on smaller microorganisms.
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A person with a powerful or stentorian voice.
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Any protozoan of the genus Stentor.
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A part of the amplification system of a carillon.
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A howler monkey.
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A herald in the Iliad celebrated for his loud voice.
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Origin of stentor

  • Greek Stentōr Sense 3, from New Latin Stentōr genus name from Greek Stentōr Stentor (in reference to their trumpetlike shape)

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

  • From Latin Stentōr, from Ancient Greek Στέντωρ (Stent), the name of a herald in the Iliad who had a loud voice.

    From Wiktionary

  • From Latin Stentōr, from Ancient Greek Στέντωρ (Stentōr).

    From Wiktionary