The deeproar of a large animal, or any similar loud noise.
To make a loud, deep, hollow noise like the roar of an angry bull.
To shout in a deep voice.
From Middle English belwen, from Old English bylgian, ultimately from the Proto-Indo-European *bʰel- ("to sound, roar"), whence also belg, bellan, blāwan. Cognate with German bellen ("to bark"), Russian бле́ять ("baa, bleat").
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