gastronome

Pronounced: GAS-truh-nome, noun

Notes: I was pretty close to this definition


Yesterday’s word

The word premiate means “to grant a prize or give an award to”

First usage

This word came into English in the mid-1500s

Background / Comments

This word comes from the medieval Latin word praemiātus, which is the past participle of praemiāre (to reward). I’ve not come across this word, but it seems pretty useful.

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

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