Definitions for ululation
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ul•u•lateˈʌl yəˌleɪt, ˈyul-(v.i.)-lat•ed, -lat•ing.
to howl, hoot, or wail.
Category: Animal Behavior
to lament loudly and shrilly.
Origin of ululate:
1615–25; < L ululātus, ptp. of ululāre to howl, shriek, of imit. orig.
howl, howling, ululation(noun)
a long loud emotional utterance
"he gave a howl of pain"; "howls of laughter"; "their howling had no effect"
A long, loud, mournful cry or howl.
Origin: From ululatio, from ululo.
a howling, as of a dog or wolf; a wailing