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ŭlŭlo , āvi, ātum, 1, v. n. and
I.a. [ulula; cf. Gr. ὑλάω].
I. Neutr., to howl, yell, shriek, utter a mournful cry.
B. Transf., of places, to ring, resound, re-echo with howling: “penitusque cavae plangoribus aedes Femineis ululant,Verg. A. 2, 488: “resonae ripae,Sil. 6, 285: “Dindyma sanguineis Gallis,Claud. Rapt. Pros. 2, 269.—
II. Act., to cry or howl out to any one; to howl forth, utter with howlings, cry out; to wail or howl over any thing; to fill a place with howling, with yells or shrieks (poet., and mostly in part. perf.): “quem sectus ululat Gallus,Mart. 5, 41, 3: “nocturnisque Hecate triviis ululata per urbem,Verg. A. 4, 609: “ululata Lucina,Stat. Th. 3, 158: “orbatam propriis ululavit civibus urbem,wailed over, bewailed, Prud. Ham. 452: “ululataque tellus intremit,Val. Fl. 4, 608: “juga lupis,Stat. S. 1, 3, 85: “antra Ogygiis furoribus,id. Th. 1, 328: “aula puerperiis,Claud. IV. Cons. Hon. 139; cf.: “tu dulces lituos ululataque proelia gaudes,filled with howling, Stat. Th. 9, 724.
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