Welcome to Thesaurus Thursday, 2009.
This game has brought me great joy and taught me many new words! I'm glad to continue it into this new year. Welcome to all newcomers!! Take a minute and peruse our "game rules" here, then come back to this post and join in for big fun and enormous laughs!
Are you ready??
Last week's official definitions were:
zygodactyl - 1) (of a bird) having the toes of the foot arranged in pairs, with two toes pointed forward and two turned rearward, as woodpeckers. 2) of or pertaining to a zygodactyl bird 3) a zygodactyl bird.
Congrats Smarty Pants Henrietta!
zymurgy - the branch of applied chemitry dealing with fermentation, as in winemaking or brewing.
Congrats to these Silly Geese:
A Zygodactyl was a Cajun dinosaur, known to feed almost exclusively on crawdads in the bayous of Louisiana.
Zymurgy is a word that refers to the collection and study of the petrified droppings of the Zygodactyl. They are being touted as a possible alternate energy source.
Lori in South Dakota said...
Zymurgy---surgery on your zym
But Lori,....what's a zym????
The words for this week are:
For those of you who are new this year, all words and definitions come from my 1992 Random House Webster's College Dictionary. I do not pick proper nouns or words that I know the meaning of.
For all winners, the Awards will continue to be found on my sidebar to pick up at your leisure.
Now don't forget to leave your comments for the new words!