Word of the Day

Word of the Day: Smaragdine
Pronunciation: /smuh-rag-din/
Definition: (adj, noun)
 
1) emerald-green in color.
2) of or relating to emeralds.
3) Rare. smaragd.
 
Etymology: 1350-1400; Middle English: smaragd < Latin smaragdīnus < Greek smarágdinos, equivalent to smáragd (os) emerald + -inos -ine

Fun Fact of the Day

Fun Fact of the Day: The first waffle recipe appeared in the 14th century in a manuscript called Le Ménagier de Paris. Apparently this was written by a husband who wanted his wife to have the best instructions in terms of cooking tasty waffle.