hebetude

Pronounced: HEH-buh-tude, noun

Notes: I wondered if it was related to ‘herbivore’ (nope!)


Yesterday’s word

The word ilka simply means “each; every” (Still not sure why this would be preferred over “each”)

Background

It comes from ilk (each), which is from Old English ylc + the indefinite article a

First usage

This word showed up in the early 1200s

Published by Richard

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

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