turophile

Pronounced: TUR-uh-file (alternative: TUR-uh-FIE-uhl), noun

Notes: A fancy word for a person


Yesterday’s word

The word saprogenic means “causing or produced by decay”

First usage

This word came into English in the late 1800s

Background / Comments

The word comes from Greek sapro- (rotten) and -genic (producing)

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

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