Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 07/01/15 Chthonian

Chthonian (adjective)
chthonian [thoh-nee-uh n]


adjective Classical Mythology
1. of or relating to the deities, spirits, and other beings dwelling under the earth.

Origin: 1840-50; < Greek chthóni (os) ( chthon-, stem of chthṓn earth + -ios adj. suffix) + -an; akin to Latin humus earth (see humus )

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