Nehama (med_cat) wrote in 1word1day,
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Friday word: Mammothrept

Mammothrept, n.

obsolete: a spoiled child

Origin and etymology:

Greek mammothreptos child brought up by his grandmother, from mammē mother, grandmother + -o- + threptos, verbal of trephein to bring up, nourish

(thanks to spikesgirl58 for the word!)
Tags: greek, m, noun, obsolete, wordsmith: med_cat
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