[ hahy-bur-noh-sak-suh n ]
/ haɪˈbɜr noʊˈsæk sən /
having the characteristics of both the Irish and English; Anglo-Irish.
pertaining to or designating the style of art, especially of manuscript illumination, developed principally during the 7th and 8th centuries a.d. in the monastic scriptoria founded by Irish missionaries, characterized chiefly by the use of zoomorphic forms elaborated in interlaced patterns and often set within a symmetrically balanced framework of geometric shapes; Anglo-Irish.
Why Does A Cow Become Beef?Have you ever stopped to wonder why we eat pork and beef, but not pig or cow? Menus don’t advertise sheep or deer, but mutton and venison. And, we nonchalantly nosh on veal without the linguistic reminder that we’re actually eating meat from a baby calf. When it comes to designating meat terminology, the English language has a few ways of distinguishing between the live …
Origin of Hiberno-Saxon
1935–40; Hiberno- combining form of Hibernian
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