[ kahr-fol-uh-jee ]
/ kɑrˈfɒl ə dʒi /
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Origin of carphology
1850–55; <New Latin carphologia;Late Latin: fumbling, plucking at straws, blankets <Greek karphología, equivalent to kárpho(s) twig, straw, piece of wood + -logia collection; see -logy
Words nearby carphology
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