Raj KAJ (scottobear) wrote,
Raj KAJ
scottobear

Word of the day and a goofy cartoon

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Hmm.. and I just thought it was a Conan thing.

cimmerian
(si-MIR-ee-uhn)

MEANING:
adjective: Very dark or gloomy.

ETYMOLOGY:
After Cimmerians, a mythical people described in Homer’s Odyssey, who lived in perpetual darkness at the entrance of Hades. The historical Cimmerians, who lived in Crimea, were unrelated. Earliest documented use: 1594.

Originally published at The Scotto Grotto. You can comment here or there.

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