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Today's Word "gyrovague"

gyrovague \JYE-ro-vayg\ (noun) - A monk who travels from one place to another.

"After his retirement Mickey planned to become a sort of gyrovague, travelling the country in his forty-foot trailer, righting wrongs and enfranchising the disenfranchised."

From French, from Late Latin gyrovagus gyro- (circle) + vagus (wandering).


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