Pronounced: teel, noun/adj

Notes: You probably know this word, but I found the background interesting

Yesterday’s word

The word stertor means “a heavy snoring sound”

First usage

Our word came into English around 1800

Background / Comments

I thought that that there was a word that referred to a loud voice that might be another form of this word, but I was incorrect: I was thinking of sentorian, which is not related to our word at all. Our word comes from the Latin word stertere (to snore).

Published by Richard

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

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