Pronounced: SUE-burr-us, adj

Notes: A good word, but I didn’t know it

Yesterday’s word

The word noosphere is used in ecology and is “the biosphere including and modified by such human activities as agriculture, forestry, animal husbandry, urbanization, and industrialization”

First usage

Our word came into English in the 1940s

Background / Comments

Our word came to us from the French word noösphere, which is made up of the Greek word nóos (mind) and the French word sphère (globe).

Published by Richard

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

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