Tintinnabulum Definition

tĭntĭ-năbyə-ləm
tintinnabula
noun
A small, tinkling bell.
American Heritage
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Other Word Forms of Tintinnabulum

Noun

Singular:
tintinnabulum
Plural:
tintinnabula

Origin of Tintinnabulum

  • Middle English from Latin tintinnābulum from tintinnāre to jingle reduplication of tinnīre to ring of imitative origin

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

  • From Latin tintinnābulum (“bell").

    From Wiktionary

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