Sorry for neglecting this column (along with TAY Time Chat), the last month has been crazy for me... but hey I'm finally back!
Good evening and welcome to Word of the Day! A journey through the English vocabulary and the words that piqued my interest, in WotD we'll be learning a new word for each working day of the week, except for holidays, unless there's a holiday special...
Today's Word is:
|ˈnōmənˌklā ch ər|
the devising or choosing of names for things, esp. in a science or other discipline.
the body or system of such names in a particular field : the nomenclature of chemical compounds.
formal the term or terms applied to someone or something : "customers" was preferred to the original nomenclature "passengers."
ORIGIN: early 17th cent.: from French, from Latin nomenclatura, from nomen 'name' + clatura 'calling, summoning' (from calare 'to call' ).