ectogenous

Pronounced: ek-TAHJ-uh-nuhs, adj

Notes: I keep wanting to put the accent on the third syllable instead of the second


Yesterday’s word

A turophile is “a cheese fancier”

First usage

The term goes back to the 1930s, but became popular in the 1950s

Background / Comments

As you may have guessed from the -phile ending, this word is from Greek. It is a combination of tyros (cheese) plus -philos (loving). This word fits me, as I like cheese.

Published by Richard

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

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