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Word of the Day – Ylem

By January 7, 2018 Word of the Day

Ylem (noun)

ee-lem

(in the Big Bang theory) the primordial matter of the universe, originally conceived as composed of neutrons at high temperature and density.

1940s: from late Latin hylem (accusative) ‘matter’.

Example sentences

“You could say we’re all just made of ylem!”

Word of the Day – Isagogics

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Isagogics (adj)

ai-sa-goj-iks

Introductory study, especially of the literary and external history of the Bible prior to exegesis.

Mid 19th century: plural of isagogic, via Latin from Greek eisagōgikos, from eisagōgē ‘introduction’, from eis ‘into’ + agein ‘to lead’.

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