word of the day :: atomy

atomy:

[atuh-mee]

noun, Plural, mies.

1. an atom; mote.

2. a small creature; pygmy.

Origin:

1585-95; sing. use of L. atomī, pl. of atomos atom

“Eyes that are the frail’st and softest things,

Who shut their coward gates on atomies.”

:: William Shakespeare ::

Phebe in As You Like It

 

Definition from www.dictionary.com

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