Word of the Day – Labrose

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Labrose (adj) (rare)

la-bro-s

Characterised by having large lips.

Early 18th century (in an earlier sense).

Example sentences

“They are labrose fish, really unusual looking.”

Word of the Day – Anathema

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Anathema (noun)

an-ath-em-a

Something or someone that one vehemently dislikes/ A strong curse.

Early 16th century: from ecclesiastical Latin, ‘excommunicated person, excommunication’, from Greek anathema ‘thing dedicated’, (later) ‘thing devoted to evil, accursed thing’, from anatithenai ‘to set up’.

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