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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Garrulous \Gar"ru*lous\, a. [L. garrulus, fr. garrire to chatter, talk; cf. Gr. ? voice, ? to speak, sing. Cf. Call.] 1. Talking much, especially about commonplace or trivial things; talkative; loquacious. [1913 Webster] The most garrulous people on earth. --De Quincey. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zool.) Having a loud, harsh note; noisy; -- said of birds; as, the garrulous roller. Syn: Garrulous, Talkative, Loquacious. Usage: A garrulous person indulges in long, prosy talk, with frequent repetitions and lengthened details; talkative implies simply a great desire to talk; and loquacious a great flow of words at command. A child is talkative; a lively woman is loquacious; an old man in his dotage is garrulous. -- Gar"ru*lous*ly, adv. -- Gar"ru*lous*ness, n. [1913 Webster]