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Thursday, September 30

Erumpent

[ih-RUM-pənt]

Part of speech: adjective

Origin: Latin, origin date unknown

1.

(Biology) bursting forth or through a surface.

Examples of Erumpent in a sentence

"The rising temperatures triggered the tulips’ erumpent activity."

"The blueberries were erumpent on the trees."

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About Erumpent

This word stems from the Latin “ērumpēns,” meaning “break forth.”

Did you Know?

The Erumpent was a large, magical beast featured in the “Harry Potter” book series. It looked like a rhinoceros and could repel most curses. The Erumpent’s horn contained a deadly fluid that, when injected, caused any object to explode, but it did not attack unprovoked.

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