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March 22nd- Pukka

I apologize for last week, spring break and no internet connection didn't really work in my favor.


pukka
\PUHK-uh\, adjective

Definition:
1. Authentic; genuine.
2. Good of its kind; first-class.

Example:
He talks like the quintessential pukka Australian, with every lingual quirk intact in his speech.

Origin:
Pukka
comes from Hindi pakka, "cooked, ripe," from Sanskrit pakva-, from pacati, "he cooks."


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