Sunday, 19 February 2012

Entry: candidatic (adj.)

In context: "...two Embassy security guards w/ sidearms, who'd been dispatched by a candidatic, heartily pissed-off Prince Q..."

Definition: From candida (n.): A yeast-like mycelium-forming parasitic fungus of the genus Candida, which includes species causing disease in people and animals; spec. C. albicans, common as a commensal in the alimentary tract and the vagina, and the cause of thrush.

Other: Nothing like the image of a fungal infection to renew your commitment to eat healthy this week, right?

SNOOT score: 1

Source:  Oxford English Dictionary

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