Daily Archive: October 27, 2020

Word Archaeology: aegyptianellosis

This acute, tick-borne disease afflicts domestic birds, such as chickens, turkeys, and pigeons. Transmitted by the chicken tick, particularly around the Mediterranean, aegyptianellosis symptoms include fever,...


Word Archaeology: adelphogamy

Adelphogamy is a polygamous relationship in which brothers share a common wife or wives. The word – first used in 1888, according to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary...