Pronounced: PA-shuh (alt 1: PASH-uh; alt 2: puh-SHAH), noun

Notes: I don’t think I’ve run across this word

Yesterday’s word

The word falcate means “narrow and curved in shape like a scythe or sickle”

First usage

This word came into English in the early or mid-1800s

Background / Comments

A synonym is falciform. Our word comes from the Latin word falcātus (sickle-shaped), of which falc- is a stem of falx (sickle).

Published by Richard

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

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