Wiktionary:Word of the day/May 12

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Word of the day for May 12
runcible adj
  1. (humorous) A nonce word used for humorous effect, and perhaps originally to maintain the number of syllables in lines of poems.
PointingHand.svg English artist and poet Edward Lear, who coined the word in his nonsense poem The Owl and the Pussy-cat, was born in 1812 either on this date or on 13 May.
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