A word A day

Today onwards I decide to post english words daily..It contains meaning,pronunciation,etymology,Usage of that word.I think it will update our vocabulary knowledge daily..So keep in touch..This is my first post in “WORDS”

benthic

PRONUNCIATION:

(BEN-thik)

MEANING:

adjective Of or relating to the bottom of a sea or lake.

ETYMOLOGY:

From Greek benthos (depth of the sea). Earliest documented use: 1902.

USAGE:

“Tuesday night, despite benthic scores once again, Brissie and partner Mark Ballas survived another week on Dancing with the Stars.”
Your Daily Dose of Gossip; Philadelphia Inquirer (Pennsylvania); Nov 18, 2010.

Explore “benthic” in the Visual Thesaurus.

benthic is an  isogram (word with no letters repeated)

One thought on “A word A day

  1. steffi January 31, 2011 / 1:38 PM

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