Pronounced: LO-kuhr-nize, verb

Notes: A word I’ve not run across

Yesterday’s word

The word rupestrine means “living or growing among rocks”

First usage

The word came into English in the late 1800s

Background / Comments

Our word has Latin roots: rūpēs (steep cliff; crag) combined with the ending -trine which was take from lacustrine (living or growing in lakes).

Published by Richard

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

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