quaquaversal

Pronunciation: kwah-kwah-VUR-sal, adj

Notes: I didn’t have any idea of this word’s meaning


Yesterday’s word

The word crural means “of or relating to the thigh or leg; specifically, femoral.

Background

This word usually shows up in a medical context; a “crural artery” or “crural nerve”. It comes from Latin cruralis, which is a combination of “crur-” or “crus-” (leg) combined with “-alis” (of, relating to, or characterized by).

First usage

The word came into English in the early 1600s

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