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Stentor

[sten-tawr] /ˈstɛn tɔr/
noun
1.
(in the Iliad) a Greek herald with a loud voice.
2.
(lowercase) a person having a very loud or powerful voice.
3.
(lowercase) a trumpet-shaped, ciliate protozoan of the genus Stentor.
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stentor

/ˈstɛntɔː/
noun
1.
a person with an unusually loud voice
2.
any trumpet-shaped protozoan of the genus Stentor, having a ciliated spiral feeding funnel at the wider end: phylum Ciliophora (ciliates)
Word Origin
C19: after Stentor

Stentor

/ˈstɛntɔː/
noun
1.
(Greek myth) a Greek herald with a powerful voice who died after he lost a shouting contest with Hermes, herald of the gods
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