August 10th, 2001

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deracinate & cormorant

deracinate \dee-RAS-uh-nayt\, transitive verb:
1. To pluck up by the roots; to uproot; to extirpate.
2. To displace from one's native or accustomed environment.

Deracinate comes from Middle French desraciner, from des-, "from" (from Latin de-) + racine, "root" (from Late Latin radicina, from Latin radix, radic-). The noun form is deracination.

cormorant \KOR-muhr-uhnt\ noun

1. Any of the seabirds of the family Phalacrocoracidae, having a hooked bill with a pouch under it, a long neck and webbed feet.
2. A greedy person.

Middle English cormeraunt, from Middle French cormorant, from Old French cormareng, from corp, raven + marenc, of the sea, from Latin marinus.
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