favonian

Pronounced: fuh-VOH-nee-uhn, adj

Notes: I think I’ve run across this word, but I didn’t know the meaning


Yesterday’s word

The word afflatus is “a creative impulse or inspiration”

First usage

Our word came into English in the mid-1600s

Background / Comments

Our word comes from the Latin word afflatus (a breathing on), from ad- (to) and flare (to blow).

Published by Richard

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

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