crunt

Pronounced: krunt, noun

Notes: An interesting word


Yesterday’s word

The word bimillenary means “a period of 2,000 years” or “a 2,000th anniversary”

Background

The word was created by adding bi- (an English prefix meaning ‘two’) to millenary, which comes from Latin millenarium (a period of a thousand years).

First usage

This word isn’t quite 2,000 years old: it showed up in the mid-1800s

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

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