elizabeth (rainbow_yarn) wrote in 1word1day,
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WHERE did my spelling bee list go Tuesday?

This word won't be of much use to most, but I'm so cross at losing my spelling bee list that I'm just going to cop out and use it.


humuhumunukunukuapuaa /ˌhumuˌhumuˌnukuˌnukuˌɑpuˈɑɑ/ [hoo-moo-hoo-moo-noo-koo-noo-koo-ah-poo-ah-ah]

noun
either of two triggerfishes, esp. Rhinecantus aculeatus, of Indo-Pacific coral reefs.

http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/humuhumunukunukuapuaa

Sentence:
I wonder if the humuhumunukunukuapuaa is edible?
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