Tuesday, December 21, 2010


Caliginous \kuh-LIJ-uh-nuhs\ , adjective;
1. Misty; dim; dark

According to Etymonline.com:
This word dates to the 1540's and comes from Latin caliginosus ("misty") which derives from caliginem (nominative caligo), meaning "mistiness, darkness, fog, gloom."

*Today's word and the first definition were both taken from Dictionary.com's 'Word of the Day' for Tuesday, December 21

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