Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 03/04/19 Amphiscians

Amphiscians (noun)
amphiscians [am-fish-ee-uh nz, -fish-uh nz]


plural noun Archaic.
1. inhabitants of the tropics.

Also am·phis·ci·i [am-fish-ee-ahy] /æmˈfɪʃ iˌaɪ/.


Origin: 1615–25; < Medieval Latin Amphisci(ī ) (< Greek amphískioi, plural of amphískios (adj.) casting a shadow both ways, equivalent to amphi- amphi- + skí(a ) shadow + -os adj. suffix) + -ans, plural of -an

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