Word of the day:Baobab

Say it:bau-bab

Part of speech: Noun

Definition:A short tree with a very thick trunk and large edible fruit, living to a great age.

Etymology: Latin

Synonyms: Oak tree, Banyan

Use in a sentence:It is related closely to the famous baobab of tropical Africa.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s