Word of the Day – Psilanthropism

By May 11, 2017Word of the Day

Psilanthropism (noun)

sil-an-throp-izm

The doctrine or belief that Jesus was a mere man.

Earliest use found in Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772–1834), poet, critic, and philosopher. Probably from Byzantine Greek.

Example sentences

“When psilanthropism is offered as a viable theory it’s hard to ignore.”

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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