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Today's word is "TITTYNOPE".




DEFINITION:
Noun

  1. a small amount of leftover food; especially corn left over in gleaning

ETYMOLOGY/ORIGIN:
The origin of this amusing word is unknown, though much speculated, but may stem from the word "tittle".

PRONUNCIATION:
TIT-ee-n-oh-p
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USAGE/EXAMPLES:

The volume of tittynope left in the restaurant at the end of the day is staggering and wasteful.

--unknown

If you are still hungry, there is a tittynope in the refrigerator.

--unknown


SYNONYMS:

  1. leftovers
  2. morsels
  3. dregs

ANTONYMNS:
No antonyms were found for TITTYNOPE. Suggestions?

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