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vexillology (veksəˈläləjē)

The Olympic flag consists of five interlocking rings on a white background. (Photo from http://www.mapsofworld.com)

The Olympics are a great time to engage in vexillology. 255 more words

Greek Roots

pacific (pəˈsifik)

The Pacific Ocean tranquilly laps at the beach with the city of Monterey in the background.

My sister enjoys the feel of the cool, pacific waves. 189 more words

Etymology

Sicca syndrome

Throughout this summer, let’s continue to explore medical words since they are a rich source of roots. Sicca syndrome is a condition in which the body exhibits signs and symptoms of extreme dryness because of abnormalities which occur with various glands. 100 more words

Greek Roots