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v. bel·lowed, bel·low·ing, bel·lows
1. To make the deep roaring sound characteristic of a bull.
2. To shout in a deep voice.
To utter in a loud, powerful voice. See Synonyms at yell.
1. The roar of a large animal, such as a bull.
2. A very loud utterance or other sound.
[Middle English belwen, perhaps from Old English belgan, to be enraged, and bylgan, to bellow.]
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|Noun||1.||bellowing - a very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal); "his bellow filled the hallway"|
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