Word of the Day – Coruscate

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Coruscate (verb)

kor-us-kayt

(of light) to flash or sparkle.

Early 18th century: from Latin coruscat- ‘glittered’, from the verb coruscare.

Example sentences

“I love the way the light coruscates down the murals.”

Word of the Day – Palomino

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Palomino (noun)

pa-lo-mee-no

A pale golden or tan-coloured horse or pony with a white mane and tail, originally bred in the south-western US.

Early 20th century: from Latin American Spanish, from Spanish palomino ‘young pigeon’, from Latin palumbinus ‘resembling a dove’.

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