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I spend most of my time daydreaming and creating otherworldly tales steeped in myth, magic, and romance. All of my heroes have long hair, and my heroines are strong-willed. Prior to being a writer, I played bass guitar in an all-girl hard rock/metal band in southern California. When I'm not writing, editing, or reading, I enjoy practicing target archery.
 

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Weird Word Wednesday

Baobab

bao·bab

noun \ˈbau̇-ˌbab, ˈbā-ə-\

Definition of BAOBAB

:  a broad-trunked tropical tree (Adansonia digitata) of the silk-cotton family that is native to Africa and has an edible acidic fruit resembling a gourd and bark used in making paper, cloth, and rope; also :  any of several related trees chiefly of Madagascar and Australia

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Origin of BAOBAB

New Latin bahobab

First Known Use: 1640

 

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