'Parthian' — Video Word of the Day 4/10/2019

adj. - relating to a shot fired while in retreat


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Our Word of the Day for April 10, 2019 is Parthian, an adjective meaning "relating to a shot fired while in retreat."

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

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