Word of the Day – Archipelago

Word of the Day : May 7, 2021 Archipelago noun ahr-kuh-PEL-uh-goh Definition 1 : an expanse of water with many scattered islands 2 : a group of islands 3 : something resembling an archipelago; especially : a group or scattering of similar things Did you know? The Greeks called it the Aegean Pelagos and the Italians referred to it as Arcipelago (meaning "chief sea"), but English … Continue reading Word of the Day – Archipelago

Word of the Day – Dross

Dross noun DRAHSS Definition 1 : the scum or unwanted material that forms on the surface of molten metal 2 : waste or foreign matter : impurity 3 : something that is base, trivial, or inferior Did you know? Dross has been a part of the English language since Anglo-Saxon times. It comes from the Old English word drōs, meaning "dregs," those solid materials that fall … Continue reading Word of the Day – Dross