Thursday word of the day : Yegg + Zanthous

Two random words for the day to make up for missing a few weeks in 08. I couldn't resist sharing yegg with you. It's so silly.

yegg \yeg\, noun:
a burglar who robs safes; safecracker

by 1903, underworld slang of unknown origin, possibly the name of an American burglar and safecracker

xanthous \ZAN-thuhs\, adjective:
yellow; yellowish

by 1829, from Greek xanthos "yellow," of unknown origin. Prefix form xantho- is used in many scientific words.

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