Miscellaneous Quiz / First-Ever Sporcle Spelling Bee

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Can you name the Correct spelling of each word?

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Language of OriginCorrect SpellingDefinition
Old Low Franconianan upholstered armchair, esp. one with open sides
Germana hypothetically reconstructed parent language, as Proto-Germanic, the ancestor of the Germanic languages
Latinone of two officers or magistrates jointly exercising the same public function
Greekfear or a phobia concerning the number 13
New Latinloss or impairment of the sense of taste
Frenchlacking social grace, sensitivity, or acuteness; awkward; crude; tactless
New Latinone of a series of short parallel lines drawn on a map to indicate topographic relief
Medieval Latinof or pertaining to alms, charity, or charitable donations; charitable
Unknowna sticky clay formed by the thorough weathering of glacial drift, the thickness of the clay furnishing means for comparing relative lengths of interglacial ages
Frenchof, consisting of, or pertaining to Gypsies
New Latina rumbling or gurgling sound caused by the movement of gas in the intestines
Greekthe retentive basis or basic principle in a mind or organism accounting for memory
Germana situation in a chess game in which a player is forced to make an undesirable or disadvantageous move
Language of OriginCorrect SpellingDefinition
Frenchan obsolete photographic process, invented in 1839, in which a picture made on a silver surface sensitized with iodine was developed by exposure to mercury vapor
Latin/Greekof or pertaining to parrots
Greekan ancient region of Greece north of Attica and the Gulf of Corinth
Portuguesethe rosary pea, Abrus precatorius, of the legume family
Frenchone of a domesticated form of cattle, Bos taurus indicus, of India, having a large hump over the shoulders and a large dewlap
Greekof or pertaining to the deities, spirits, and other beings dwelling under the earth
Late Latinthe first five books of the Hebrew Scriptures
Welshan ancient Celtic musical instrument with the strings stretched over a rectangular frame, played with a bow
North American Frencha small prairie
Englisha four-wheeled, boxlike, closed carriage for two or four persons, having the driver's perch outside
Modern Greeka Greek or Albanian brigand, exalted in the war of Greek independence as a patriotic robber; guerrilla
Mexican Spanisha spiny, woody shrub, Fouqueria splendens, of arid regions of the southwestern U.S. and Mexico, having a tight cluster of red flowers at the tip of each branch

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