'Comminute' — Video Word of the Day 3/29/2019

Learn the meaning and history of 'comminute' in our new video series with TIME


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Our Word of the Day for March 29, 2019 is comminute, a verb meaning "to reduce to minute particles."

Presented as part of the Merriam-Webster and TIME Word of the Day partnership.

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