Trel (trellia_chan) wrote in 1word1day,

Wednesday word: adit

adit: [ad-it]


1. An entrance or passageway

2. In mining jargon, a horizontal passage leading into a mine shaft.

3. An approach or access.

Etymology:  First known use, 1595-1605. From Latin aditus meaning "an approach."

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