10 French Loanwords We Love To Say In EnglishSavoir-faire is the knowledge of what to do in any situation, or tact. The term entered English from French in the early 1800s.
English Affixes From A To Z: A One-Stop List Of Suffixes, Prefixes, and Combining FormsIn English, we love to make new words by adding all sorts of bits to the front and back of existing terms. These are called affixes, and they are added to the base or stem of a word. When attached to the end of word, the affix is called a suffix. And to the beginning? A prefix.
Origin of sac fungus
First recorded in 1925–30; so called because its spores are formed in a sac
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