Sunday, May 01, 2005

Word of the day: var ;-))

4) feterita. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000. ...A grass (Sorghum vulgare var. caudatum) native to Sudan, grown in warm regions for its grain and as forage. Arabic dialectal....
5) var. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000. ...1. variable 2. variant 3. variation 4. variety 5. various...
6) broccoli. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000. ...1. A vegetable (Brassica oleracea var. italica) in the mustard family, closely related to the cauliflower and having dense clusters of numerous green flower buds....
7) prevaricate. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000. ...Inflected forms: pre·var·i·cat·ed, pre·var·i·cat·ing, pre·var·i·cates To stray from or evade the truth; equivocate. See synonyms at lie2. Latin praevricr, praevrict-...
8) varix. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000. ...Inflected forms: pl. var·i·ces (-i-sz)1. An abnormally dilated or swollen vein, artery, or lymph vessel. 2. One of the longitudinal ridges on the surface of a gastropod...

1 Comments:

Blogger Sebastian Aristos said...

I am very curious as to why one of the words of the day is 'broccoli'. Please explain !

10:28 am  

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