Bombilate
Bombilate \Bom"bi*late\, v. i. [LL. bombilare, for L. bombitare. See {Bomb}, n.] To hum; to buzz. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • bombinate — verb make a buzzing sound bees were buzzing around the hive • Syn: ↑buzz, ↑bombilate • Derivationally related forms: ↑bombilation (for: ↑bombilate), ↑bombination, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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