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swai (noun) : an edible freshwater catfish from Vietnam

Submitted by: Anonymous on Jul. 19, 2014 23:08

audiation

(noun) : the ability to hear, and comprehend, music in your mind.

One must be able to audiate the song, "Happy BIrthday," in order to sing it in tune and with appropriate rhythm and phrasing. —Edwin E. Gordon, Learning Sequences in Music, 1975

Submitted by: on Jul. 19, 2014 21:42

yarbage (noun) : unattractive or tacky yard ornaments

Submitted by: ray hammersley from Oregon on Jul. 18, 2014 01:05

jit

(noun) : a style of Zimbabwean dance music played with drums and guitar

Submitted by: on Jul. 17, 2014 23:55

karidopita (noun) : a Greek cake made with cinnamon and walnuts

Submitted by: on Jul. 17, 2014 23:48

guesstimation

(noun) : the act or process of guestimating

Submitted by: Lena Rice (Lynn) from Georgia Us on Jul. 17, 2014 21:54

audiate

(verb) : to imagine the sound of music

One must be able to audiate the song "Happy Birthday" in order to sing it in tune and with appropriate rhythm and phrasing. —Edwin E. Gordon, Learning Sequences in Music, 1975

Submitted by: Eric Rasmussen from Maryland on Jul. 17, 2014 18:09

retroodle (noun) : a dog that is part retriever and part poodle

Submitted by: John Sullivan from Pennsylvania on Jul. 16, 2014 17:08

arhinia (noun) : the condition of being born without a nose

Tessa was born with arhinia, a condition so rare that only 47 cases have been recorded in recent medical literature. —Eleanor Goldberg, TheHuffingtonPost.com, July 7, 2014

Submitted by: dragonflyfantasy from Utah on Jul. 16, 2014 00:38

likquacious (adjective) : tending to use the word "like" and other speech fillers excessively

Submitted by: on Jul. 14, 2014 14:59

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