Word of the Day – Ubiety

By June 15, 2017Word of the Day

Ubiety (noun)

yu-bi-et-ee

The condition of being in a definite place.

from medieval Latin ubietas, from Latin ubi ‘where’.

Example sentences

“The ubiety of the bridges and the surroundings made the photographer smile.”

Word of the Day – Chimaera

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Chimaera (noun) (also Chimera)

kai-mee-ra

(in Greek mythology) a fire-breathing female monster with a lion’s head, a goat’s body, and a serpent’s tail. (modern biology) An organism containing a mixture of genetically different tissues, formed by processes such as fusion of early embryos, grafting, or mutation.

Late Middle English: via Latin from Greek khimaira ‘she-goat or chimaera’.

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