Clamant Cla"mant, a. [L. clamans, p. pr. of clamare to call. Cf. {Claimant}.] Crying earnestly, beseeching clamorously. ``Clamant children.'' --Thomson. [1913 Webster]

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  • clamant — index exigent, important (urgent), urgent Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • clamant — [klā′mənt] adj. [L clamans (gen. clamantis), prp. of clamare: see CLAMOR] 1. clamorous; noisy 2. demanding attention; urgent clamantly adv …   English World dictionary

  • clamant — clamantly, adv. /klay meuhnt, klam euhnt/, adj. 1. clamorous; noisy. 2. compelling or pressing; urgent: a clamant need for reform. [1630 40; < L clamant (s. of clamans, prp. of clamare to shout), equiv. to clam (see CLAIM) + ant ANT] * * * …   Universalium

  • clamant — adjective Etymology: Latin clamant , clamans, present participle of clamare to cry out Date: 1639 1. clamorous, blatant 2. demanding attention ; urgent • clamantly adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • clamant — [ kleɪm(ə)nt, klam ] adjective literary urgently demanding attention. Derivatives clamantly adverb Origin C17: from L. clamant , clamare cry out …   English new terms dictionary

  • clamant — cla•mant [[t]ˈkleɪ mənt, ˈklæm ənt[/t]] adj. 1) clamorous; noisy 2) compelling or pressing; urgent • Etymology: 1630–40; < L clāmant , s. of clāmāns, prp. of clāmāre to shout cla′mant•ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • clamant — adj. literary noisy; insistent, urgent. Derivatives: clamantly adv. Etymology: L clamare clamant cry out …   Useful english dictionary

  • clamant — 1. adjective a) urgent b) sounding (making a specific sound) 2. noun A claimant …   Wiktionary

  • clamant — (kla man) s. m. Terme de coutume. Le demandeur, le saisissant, le retrayant. ÉTYMOLOGIE    L anc. franç. clamer, réclamer, du latin clamare, appeler …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • clamant — cla|mant Mot Agut Adjectiu invariable …   Diccionari Català-Català

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