Word of the Day – Tellurian

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Tellurian (adj) (noun)


An inhabitant of the earth. An earthling.

From mid 19th C Latin

Example sentences

“Who knows how far the tellurians will reach into the stars.”

Word of the Day – Risorial

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Risorial (adj) (rare)


Relating to laughter; used in laughing; = “risible”.

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in John Ogilvie (1797–1867), lexicographer. From post-classical Latin risorius + -al.

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