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byword


byword

noun

Definition of BYWORD

1
an often stated observation regarding something from common experience <Mom's favorite byword is You can get more flies with honey than with vinegar>
2
the most perfect type or example <nationally, Beverly Hills' Rodeo Drive has become a byword for luxury retailing>

March 02, 2015
chatoyant Hear it
Having a changeable luster or color
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