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"Melting pot"
2014-12-22 08:54:10

Americans who identify themselves as being from distinct ethnic groups may wish to reconsider, following the findings of a new genetic study that show mixed ancestry may extend further than previously thought.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]