Pronounced: pruh-PING-kwuh-tee, noun

Notes: This word always throws me off, because I incorrectly see the word “iniquity” and think that this word has to do with wickedness

Yesterday’s word

The word benthos is “organisms that live at the bottom of a body of water”

First usage

This word came into English in the late 1800s

Background / Comments

This word has a straightforward origin: it is from the Greek word benthos (depth of the sea).

Published by Richard

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

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