bel-esprit

Pronounced: bell-es-PREE, noun

Notes: Another word I don’t know (but a good one)


Yesterday’s word

The word ecdysis is “the shedding of an outer layer; molting”

First usage

This word came into English in the mid-1800s

Background / Comments

Our word came from the Greek word ekdysis, which is from ekdyein (to take off), which is made of ek- (out; off) and dyein (to put on).

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

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