deracinate

Pronounced: dee-RA-suh-nate, adj

Notes: Fancy word for something more common


Yesterday’s word

The word ectogenous means “able to survive outside a host (as some bacteria and other parasites do)”

First usage

This word come into English in the late 1800s

Background / Comments

Another Greek word, from ecto- (outside) and -genous (producing)

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

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