Sunday, 8 April 2012

Entry: sub-rosa

In context: "How many sub-rosa twins are there, out there, really?"

Definition: ‘under the rose’, in secret, secretly.

Other:I was pretty excited to get to this entry.  I had some sense of what the word meant from reading it in a few contexts, so the definition wasn't a surprise.  The Wikipedia page is absolutely worth reading!

SNOOT score: 4

Source: Oxford English Dictionary

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