Pronounced: pro-nun-see-uh-MEN-toe, noun

Notes: You can probably guess at the meaning of this word (I didn’t know this was a word)

Yesterday’s word

The word nidificate means “to build a nest”

First usage

Our word came into English in the early 1800s

Background / Comments

Our word came from the Latin word nīdificātus, the past participle of nīdificāre (to build a nest). I’ve always used the phrase “the birds are building a nest in our eaves”; I can simplify(?) this to “the birds are nidificating in our eaves”.

Published by Richard

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

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