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Word of the Day: Saber

WHAT IS THE ORIGIN OF SABER? Saber “a heavy, one-edged sword” is a borrowing of French sabre, earlier sable, from German Sabel (…

Word of the Day: Communiqué

WHAT IS THE ORIGIN OF COMMUNIQUÉ? Communiqué “an official bulletin or communication” is a borrowing from French, in which it mea…

Word of the Day: Saturnian

WHAT IS THE ORIGIN OF SATURNIAN? Saturnian  “prosperous, happy, or peaceful” derives from the Latin adjective  Sāturnius  “of Sa…

Word of the Day: Makai

WHAT IS THE ORIGIN OF MAKAI? Makai  “toward the sea” is a loanword from Hawaiian, in which it is equivalent to  ma , a particle …

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