Word of the Day – Rugose

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Rugose (adj)


Wrinkled; corrugated.

Late Middle English: from Latin rugosus, from ruga ‘wrinkle’.

Example sentences

“Hi face is as rugose as an old leather strap!”

Word of the Day – Palomino

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Palomino (noun)


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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