Word of the Day – Dimorphic

By July 10, 2017Word of the Day

Dimorphic (adj)

dai-mor-fik

Occurring in or representing two distinct forms.

Mid 19th century: from Greek dimorphos (from di- ‘twice’ + morphē ‘form’) + -ic.

Example sentences

“In this sexually dimorphic species, only the males have wings”

Word of the Day – Vestibule

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Vestibule (noun)

ves-tib-ool

An antechamber, hall, or lobby next to the outer door of a building.

Early 17th century (denoting the space in front of the main entrance of a classical Roman or Greek building): from French, or from Latin vestibulum ‘entrance court’.

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