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Feb 10, 2022
This week’s theme
There’s a word for it

This week’s words
cacoethes
refoulement
memetic
bimarian
graphomania

bimarian
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bimarian

PRONUNCIATION:
(by-MAY-ree-uhn)

MEANING:
adjective: Relating to two seas.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Latin bimaris, from bi- (two) + mare (sea). Earliest documented use: 1731.

USAGE:
“The morning after the bimarian flight home ...”
Morgan Benson; The Mating Rituals of the Burning Giraffe; Xlibris; 2010.

A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:
What is laid down, ordered, factual is never enough to embrace the whole truth: life always spills over the rim of every cup. -Boris Pasternak, poet, novelist, Nobel laureate (10 Feb 1890-1960)

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