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Word of the Day – Nidification

By February 14, 2018 Word of the Day

Nidification (noun)

nid-iff-i-kay-shun

Nest-building

Mid 17th century: from Latin nidificat- ‘made into a nest’ (from the verb nidificare, from nidus ‘nest’) + -ation.

Example sentences

“Cuckoos aren’t known for nidification, they steal the nests of others.”

Word of the Day – Isagogics

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Isagogics (adj)

ai-sa-goj-iks

Introductory study, especially of the literary and external history of the Bible prior to exegesis.

Mid 19th century: plural of isagogic, via Latin from Greek eisagōgikos, from eisagōgē ‘introduction’, from eis ‘into’ + agein ‘to lead’.

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