caprine

Pronounced: KAP-rine (alt: KAP-rin), adj

Notes: You may know this word, but I didn’t


Yesterday’s word

The word uliginous means “swampy; slimy; slippery”

First usage

Our word came into English in the late 1500s

Background / Comments

I don’t think I’ve every run across this word, but it does look (at a quick glance) as though it is related to “ugly”. Our word comes from the Latin word uligo (moisture).

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

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