copper-bottomed

Pronounced: cop-uhr-BOT-uhmd, adj

Notes: So, I thought this word just meant copper on the bottom of something, such as a pan, but no


Yesterday’s word

The word bombinate means “to buzz; to drone”z one can speak of an air conditioning system “bombinating”.

First usage

The word came into English in the late 1800s

Background / Comments

Our word comes from the Latin word bombus; the source of the Latin word is the Greek word bombos – this word is thought to be named from a deep, hollow sound something like we would call “booming”.

Published by Richard

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

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