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[word-lover] 【整理】2009-08-18 How to Use a Word

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[Homework]【整理】2009-08-18 How to Use a Word

The word of the day for August 18th is canicular spelled C-A-N-I-C-U-L-A-R.
Canicular is an adjective that means of relating to the dog days,that is the period between early July and early September when the hot seltry whether of summer usually occur in the northern atmosphere.
Here is the word used in a sentence.During the canicular hit of August,many of the town's residents venture to the local swiming hole and search for ways to stay cool.
The Latin word canicula meaning small dog is the deminitive form of canis,the source of the English name for k9.
Canicula is also the Latin name for the serious start represents the hunts of * in the constlation name for that hunter from Roman in Greeks authology.
Because the first visible rising of serious occurs doing the summer,the hot seltry days that occur between early July and early September came to be associated with the dog star.
The Greeks call this time of year the hemeray canadians which women translate into Latin as DS canicularious,or as we know that in English the dog days.
With your word of the day this Tuesday August 18th,I'm Peter Sycholosgy.

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