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Stentorian   \sten-TOR-ee-un\ extremely loud
The Greek herald Stentor was known for having a voice that came through loud and clear. In fact, in the Iliad, Homer described Stentor as a man whose voice was as loud as that of fifty men together. Stentor's powerful voice made him a natural choice for delivering announcements and proclamations to the assembled Greek army during the Trojan War, and it also made his name a byword for any person with a loud, strong voice. Both the noun stentor and the related adjective stentorian pay homage to the big-voiced warrior, and both have been making noise in English since the early 17th century.


Bibliogony  (bib-lee-OG-uh-nee)  The art of producing or publishing books. Also known as bibliogenesis.  From Greek biblio- (book) + -gony (origin). Earliest documented use: 1835.




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