Nehama (med_cat) wrote in 1word1day,

Friday word: Vermiculate

Bringing in more scholarly words, as promised ;)
Vermiculate: 1.  worm-like: shaped like a worm, winding, or marked with wavy lines:

"“On their backs were vermiculate patterns that were maps of the world in its becoming." (Cormac McCarthy, The Road)

                    2. worm-eaten (literally or figuratively): vermiculate ideas.

Etymology: Latin vermiculatus, from vermiculus (worm)
First Known Use: 1605
Tags: adjective, latin, v, wordsmith: med_cat

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