tintinnabular

tintinnabular

[tin-ti-nab-yuh-ler]
adjective
of or pertaining to bells or bell ringing.
Also, tintinnabulary [tin-ti-nab-yuh-ler-ee] , tintinnabulous.


Origin:
1760–70; < Latin tintinnābul(um) bell (tintinnā(re) to ring + -bulum instrumental suffix) + -ar1

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tintinnabulation (ˌtɪntɪˌnæbjʊˈleɪʃən)
 
n
the act or an instance of the ringing or pealing of bells
 
tintin'nabular
 
adj
 
tintin'nabulary
 
adj
 
tintin'nabulous
 
adj

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