Ululating
Ululate Ul"u*late, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Ululated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ululating}.] [L. ululatus, p. p. of ululare to howl, yell, shriek.] To howl, as a dog or a wolf; to wail; as, ululating jackals. --Sir T. Herbert. [1913 Webster]

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  • Ululate — Ul u*late, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Ululated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ululating}.] [L. ululatus, p. p. of ululare to howl, yell, shriek.] To howl, as a dog or a wolf; to wail; as, ululating jackals. Sir T. Herbert. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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