Pronounced: high-purr-BORE-ee-uhn, noun/adj
Notes: Trees; I was thinking something related to trees (but I was wrong)
The word festinate means “hasty”
As far as we can tell (see below), this goes back to the late 1500s or early 1600s
Background / Comments
This word first appeared in Shakespeare’s King Lear. The first known performance was in 1606. The word comes from the Latin word festinatus (make haste).