|1.||phonetics relating to or denoting the consonants (s, z, //, //), all pronounced with a characteristic hissing sound|
|2.||having a hissing sound: the sibilant sound of wind among the leaves|
|3.||a sibilant consonant|
|[C17: from Latin sībilāre to hiss, of imitative origin; compare Greek sizein to hiss]|
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
|a screen or mat covered with a dark material for shielding a camera lens from excess light or glare.|
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