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May 27, 2016
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senescence
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happenchance
natant
succus

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succus

PRONUNCIATION:
(SUHK-uhs)

MEANING:
noun: Juice; fluid.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Latin succus (juice). Earliest documented use: 1771.

USAGE:
“For this reason, the extract and succus are usually prepared during the months of September and October.”
Hugh Chisholm; Encyclopedia Britannica; 1922.

See more usage examples of succus in Vocabulary.com’s dictionary.

A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:
There are those who say to you -- we are rushing this issue of civil rights. I say we are 172 years late. -Hubert Humphrey, US Vice President (27 May 1911-1978)

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