Word of the Day


Word of the Day

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Xebec

noun; a small three-masted Mediterranean vessel with both square and lateen sails

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Xenophobia

noun; a fear or dislike of foreigners

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Xoanon

noun; a primitive image of a god, carved, esp originally, in wood, and supposed to have fallen from heaven

 

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Xylophone

noun; a percussion instrument consisting of a set of wooden bars of graduated length. It is played with hard-headed hammers

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