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Photographic Friday: Mongoloid

Mongoloid \’mäŋ-gə-,loid\ adjective

of, constituting or characteristic of a race of humankind native to Asia and classified according to physical features (as the presence of an epicanthic fold) often not capitalized usually offensive: of, relating to or affected with Down syndrome

ETYMOLOGY: [1868] –Mongoloid noun

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Photographic Friday: somnolence

somnolence \‘säm-nə-lən(t)s\ noun

the quality or state of being drowsy; sleepiness

ETYMOLOGY: [14th century]

Day 0: Postprandial Somnolence from Flickr user juicyrai

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Photographic Friday: Hindu

1Hindu \‘hin-(,)dü\ noun

an adherent of Hinduism a native or inhabitant of India

ETYMOLOGY: Persian Hindū inhabitant of India, from Hind India [1662]

2Hindu \‘hin-(,)dü\ adjective

of, relating to or characteristic of the Hindus or Hinduism


Sadhu from Flickr user Sukanto Debnath

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