Word of the Week

Antediluvian
as in: “. . . some scientists believe that fossil remains of antediluvian creatures might have contributed to the mythology of the dragon.”

Gopnik, A. (2007). Creature Feature. The New Yorker, 83(15), 38.
[Touring the American Museum of Natural History exhibit, “Mythic Creatures: Dragons, Unicorns and Mermaids” http://www.amnh.org/exhibitions/mythiccreatures/]

Explore definitions at the library’s E-Ready Reference Resources site using the Dictionaries listed:
http://www1.emmanuel.edu/library/subsplus/subjects/display_eref.php?subject=ER_ereference#58

Posted by the Reference Department

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