Pronounced: FESS-tuh-nate, adj

Notes: Another interesting word that I didn’t know

Yesterday’s word

The word gerent means “a ruler or manager”

First usage

The word came into English in the late 1500s

Background / Comments

Our word comes from the Latin word gerent, which is the present participle of gerere (to manage). As I noted yesterday, I’m not sure why this word for ‘manager’ isn’t more widely used.

Published by Richard

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

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