pukka

Pronounced: PUH-kuh, adj

Notes: I’ve run across this word in reading, and had an idea of the meaning, but I also found the background interesting. Do you know the meaning?


Yesterday’s word

The word subduct means “to push or move below something”

Background / Comments

The word comes from Latin subducere (to draw up, withdraw, remove); the word is made up of sub- (below) and ducere (to draw, lead)

First usage

The word goes back to the mid-1500s

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

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