Every week word-lovers post new words they’ve discovered while reading. It’s called Wondrous Words Wednesday and was created by Kathy at Bermuda Onion’s Weblog.
I only have one new word this week. I found this word in the New York Times Book Review. It was in an essay written by Margaret Atwood about her book The Handmaid’s Tale.
parturition: “ . . . the Handmaids wear red, from the blood of parturition, but also from Mary Magdalene.”
Parturition (pärCHo͝oˈriSH(ə)n) is a noun which means the action of giving birth to young; childbirth.
That’s all for me this week. Don’t forget to visit Kathy for more Wondrous Words Wednesday.