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2008-09-25 17:46:48

To: SOCIETY EDITORS Contact: Sharon McCarter of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, +1-202-691-4016, Sharon.mccarter@wilsoncenter.org WASHINGTON, Sept.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.