Words I Love 48 – Phrontistery

New word of the day… phrontistery

phrontistery

noun

phron·tis·tery \ˈfräntəˌsterē\

Definition of PHRONTISTERY

:  a place for thinking or study
Pasquinade“: a trending word even we had to look up. »

Origin of PHRONTISTERY

Greek phrontistērion, from phrontistēs philosopher, deep thinker, person with intellectual pretensions, from phrontizein to reflect, take thought, from phrontid-, phrontis reflection, thought; akin to Greek phren-, phrēn diaphragm, mind
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