Trel (trellia_chan) wrote in 1word1day,

Wednesday Word: pulchritudinous

pulchritudinous: [puhl-kri-tood-n-uh s] or [puhl-kri-tyood-n-uh s]

adjective: Beautiful.

Origin: 1877, American English, from the noun pulchritude (from Latin pulchritudino "beauty," genitive pulchritudinis)

This word really doesn't look to me like it should mean beautiful.  X-D
Tags: adjective, american, english, latin, p, wordsmith: trellia_chan

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