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Nov 13, 2020
This week’s theme
Words having all five vowels and in order

This week’s words
anemious
acedious
adventitious
caesious
annelidous

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Words derived from body
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with Anu Garg

annelidous

PRONUNCIATION:
(uh-NEL-uh-duhs)

MEANING:
adjective: Of or relating to worms.

ETYMOLOGY:
From French anneler (to ring), from Latin anellus, diminutive of anus (ring). Earliest documented use: 1835.

USAGE:
“The mud in many places was thrown up by numbers of some kind of worm, or annelidous animal.”
Charles Darwin; Voyage of the Beagle; 1839.

A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:
It is perhaps a more fortunate destiny to have a taste for collecting shells than to be born a millionaire. -Robert Louis Stevenson, novelist, essayist, and poet (13 Nov 1850-1894)

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