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Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Weird Word Wednesday

verb  de·hisce \di-ˈhis\
Popularity: Bottom 30% of words
Definition of dehisce
Dehisced dehiscing
intransitive verb
:  to split along a natural line; also :  to discharge contents by so splitting
Origin and Etymology of dehisce
Latin dehiscere to split open, from de- + hiscere to gape; akin to Latin hiare to yawn — more at yawn

First Known Use: 1657

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Otherworldly tales steeped in myth & magic.

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