Word of the Day – Triadic

By August 11, 2017Word of the Day

Triadic (adj)

try-ad-ik

Relating to or comprising a set of three related people or things.

Example sentences

“Structures like this triadic group have been found in other early Mayan cities”

Word of the Day – Senectitude

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Senectitude (noun)

sen-ek-ti-tood

The last stage of life; old age.

Senectitude comes from the Medieval Latin noun senectitūdō meaning “old age,” which in turn comes from Classical Latin senectūs, a derivative of the noun senex meaning “old man.” Senectitude entered English in the late 1700s, more precisely, in 1796 in Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels

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