brbplayingchess (brbplayingchess) wrote in 1word1day,
brbplayingchess
brbplayingchess
1word1day

Corbeau

Corbeau
adjective


Pronunciation:
[
kɔʁbo]

Definition:
French for "raven". In English used to refer to a black-green colour similar to the sheen of oil, or that of a raven's feathers.

 

Etymology:
From the Latin corvus meaning raven.

 Usage:

"After finishing her greatest painting yet, "Green Cow Travels Through Black Hole" Alison marvelled at the corbeau water swirling in the jar she used to clean her brushes. She was very, very high."



Love Tahlia, no spiel today because I'm too tired.

Tags: adjective, c, theme: colour, wordsmith: brbplayingchess
Subscribe

  • Sunday Word: Jardinière

    jardinière, jardiniere [jahr-dn- eer, zhahr-dn- yair] noun: 1 a: an ornamental stand for plants or flowers b: a large usually ceramic…

  • Wednesday Word: Frustum

    Frustum - noun. Another lovely and unique word from the math and science world. Simply put, a frustum (plural frusta or frustums is a cone or…

  • Sunday Word: Voluptuary

    voluptuary [v uh- luhp-choo-er-ee] noun: a person whose life is devoted to luxury and sensual pleasures adjective: of, relating to, or…

  • 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 

  • 2 comments