Monday, 7 October 2013

Entry: ambulatory (adj.)

In context: "...the bulk of the ambulatory sub-14 male Eschatonites..."

Definition: Of or pertaining to a walker, or to walking.


Other: Typing this entry, I wonder if ambulatory and ambulance share an etymological link.  Of course they do!  Ambulance comes from French ambulance (formerly hôpital ambulant walking hospital).

SNOOT score: 2
 
Page: 666

Source: Oxford English Dictionary   

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