od

Pronounced: odd, noun

Notes: I don’t think I’ve run across this word (how, uh, “odd” – heh)


Yesterday’s word

The word empyrean means

  • relating to the highest heaven believed to contain pure light or fire
  • relating to the sky; celestial
  • sublime, elevated
First usage

This word came into English in the early 1500s

Background / Comments

The word comes from the Latin word empyreus, which came from the Greek word empyrios (fiery), which itself developed from pur (fire).

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

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