ANTEPREDICAMENT

An`te*pre*dic"a*ment, n. (Logic)

Definition: A prerequisite to a clear understanding of the predicaments and categories, such as definitions of common terms. Chambers.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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28 June 2022

ANISOGAMY

(noun) (biology) reproduction by the union or fusion of two differing gametes (especially differing in size)


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Coffee Trivia

The word “coffee” entered the English language in 1582 via the Dutch “koffie,” borrowed from the Ottoman Turkish “kahve,” borrowed in turn from the Arabic “qahwah.” The Arabic word qahwah was traditionally held to refer to a type of wine.

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