Pronounced: my-suh-FOE-bee-uh

Notes: Okay; it’s a fear of something, but what?

Yesterday’s word

The word succus means “juice; fluid”

First usage

Our word came into English in the mid-1700s

Background / Comments

As I noted, I didn’t know this word, but I did know (and I suppose most of you know) the word ‘succulent’, which is an adjective of our word, and originally meant “juicy” (it has acquired other meanings). Our word comes from the Latin word succus (juice).

Published by Richard

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

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