Beltane

Pronounced: BELL-tane, noun

Notes: I knew a little about this word, but could not properly define it.


Yesterdays’ word

The word quaquaversal means “sloping downward from a center in all directions”

Background

It comes from Latin: quaqua (in all directions). Note that quaqua comes from qua (in what direction). To quaqua is added versus (towards).

First used

The word came into English in the late 1600s

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Christian, lover-of-knowledge, Texan, and other things.

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