Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Wednesday Word: Zephyr

zephyr |ˈzefərnounliterary a soft gentle breeze.historical fine cotton gingham.• very light article of clothing.ORIGIN late Old English zefferus, denoting a personification of the westwind, via Latin from Greek zephuros (god of) the west wind. Sense 1 datesfrom the late 17th cent.
I was looking for synonyms for wind.

2 comments:

  1. I knew this! I even knew the Greek origin. :D

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  2. I keep mixing it up with sapphire.

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