Word of the Day – Funiliform

By December 4, 2017Word of the Day

Funiliform (adj) (rare)

few-nil-i-form

Resembling a rope or cord.

scientific Latin funiliformis (1815 or earlier), from post-classical Latin form *funīlis , adjective.

Example sentences

“It’s been observed that the succulent plants have funiliform roots.”

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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