Word Of The Day 3-14-2017

 

disembogue

dis·em·bogue \ˌdis-im-ˈbōg\
Popularity: Bottom 30% of words

Definition

intransitive verb – to flow or come forth from or as if from a channel

transitive verb– archaic:  to pour out from or as if from a container

Examples

“the river whose dirty waters disembogue into the harbor” (JohnUpdike).

The ships disembogued from the harbour.

Origin and Etymology

modification of Spanish desembocar, from des- dis- (from Latin dis-) + embocar to put into the mouth, from en in (from Latin in) + boca mouth, from Latin bucca

First Known Use: 1595


https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disembogue

 

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