A.Word.A.Day with Anu Garg

MEANING: noun:
1. A writing surface such as a parchment that has been reused after partially or completely erasing the original text.
2. Something reused but still showing traces of its earlier form.
From Greek palimpsestos, from palin (again) + psestos + (scraped). Earliest documented use: 1661 Also see pentimento.
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PALIMPEST - a friend who sometimes acts like a monkey