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New Words of the Week: Chatoyant, Cicerone, Kilim, Lagniappe, Serape - A.O. Monk
I learn or relearn new words almost every week. Then I post them here. chatoyant, adj. Having a narrow luminous streak perpendicular to the direction of the fibers, as in tiger’s eye gemstones or the sheen off a spool of silk. From the French “chatoyer,” i.e. “to shine/reflect like a cat’s eye.” The chatoyant gem … Continue reading New Words of the Week: Chatoyant, Cicerone, Kilim, Lagniappe, Serape