murmurations

murmuration

[mur-muh-rey-shuhn]
noun
1.
an act or instance of murmuring.
2.
a flock of starlings.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English < Latin murmurātiōn- (stem of murmurātiō). See murmur, -ation

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murmuration

noun
a low continuous indistinct sound; often accompanied by movement of the lips without the production of articulate speech [syn: mutter
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