Zyg`o*dac"tyl, Zyg`o*dac"tyle, n. Etym: [See Zygodactylic.] (Zoöl.)

Definition: Any zygodactylous bird.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition


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28 March 2023


(verb) close or secure with or as if with a stopper; “She stoppered the wine bottle”; “The mothers stoppered their babies’ mouths with pacifiers”

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Coffee Trivia

Some 16th-century Italian clergymen tried to ban coffee because they believed it to be “satanic.” However, Pope Clement VII loved coffee so much that he lifted the ban and had coffee baptized in 1600.

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