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English definition of “bellow”

bellow

verb [I or T] uk   /ˈbel.əʊ/ us    /-oʊ/
to shout in a loud voice, or (of a cow or large animal) to make a loud, deep sound: [+ speech] "Keep quiet!" the headmaster bellowed across the room. We could hear the sergeant bellowing commands to his troops. The bull bellowed in pain.Animal (non-human) soundsShouting and screaming
bellow
noun [C] uk   us  
He gave a bellow of rage.Animal (non-human) soundsShouting and screaming
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