Grizzly Weinstein (sea_gaagii) wrote in 1word1day,
Grizzly Weinstein
sea_gaagii
1word1day

May 9, 2008 - Ophiophagy

Ophiophagy
Noun
a specialized form of feeding or alimentary behavior of animals which hunt and eat snakes

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ophiophagy

Bob was starting to think that perhaps all he saw in the movies was not true; he had taken 12 flights across the country and not been able to capture and eat a single snake. Granted, ophiophagy was a fairly fringe diet fad; perhaps, however he should be hunting rattlers in Arizona, rather than looking for Snakes on a Plane.

Inspired by the fact that I was flying on a plane all night last night, and didn't see a single ophidian
Tags: noun, o
Subscribe

  • Sunday Word: Interlocutor

    interlocutor[in-ter- lok-y uh-ter] noun: 1 one who takes part in dialogue or conversation 2 the performer in a minstrel show who is placed…

  • Wednesday Word: Déraciné

    Déraciné - noun or adjective. You may know déraciné as the title of a video game, but this French word can also be used as an adjective or noun.…

  • Tuesday word: Convoluted

    Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021 Convoluted (adjective) con·vo·lut·ed [kon-vuh-loo-tid] adjective 1. twisted; coiled. 2. complicated; intricately…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Comments allowed for members only

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 4 comments