Wednesday, 6 July 2016

Eid al-Fitr: Word of the day for July 6, 2016

Eid al-Fitr , proper n :
(Islam) The religious celebration at the end of Ramadan, on the first day of the tenth month of the Muslim lunar calendar. For many Muslims, Eid al-Fitr falls on this day in 2016. Eid mubarak from all of us at the English Wiktionary!

Tuesday, 5 July 2016

trousseau: Word of the day for July 5, 2016

trousseau , n :
The clothes and linen, etc., that a bride collects for her wedding and married life. (obsolete) A bundle.

Monday, 4 July 2016

sparerib: Word of the day for July 4, 2016

sparerib , n :
A cut of meat including the rib bones. Today, which is Independence Day in the United States, is also celebrated as National Barbecued Spareribs Day by some.

Sunday, 3 July 2016

push factor: Word of the day for July 3, 2016

push factor , n :
A factor that encourages one to leave one's current home, region, country, organization, or religion.

Saturday, 2 July 2016

Friday, 1 July 2016

jorum: Word of the day for July 1, 2016

jorum , n :
(countable) A large vessel for drinking (usually alcoholic beverages). (countable, figuratively) A large quantity. (countable, uncountable) The contents, or quantity of the contents, of such a vessel.

Thursday, 30 June 2016

coop: Word of the day for June 30, 2016

coop , n :
A basket, pen or enclosure for birds. A wickerwork basket (kipe) or other enclosure for catching fish. (figuratively, slang) A narrow place of confinement, a cage; a jail, a prison. […] The animated comedy film Chicken Run was released in the UK on this day in 2000.