Tuesday, September 22, 2009


bolus \ˈbō-ləs\ noun: 1. a rounded mass, as a large pill or a soft mass of chewed food, 2. a dose of a substance (as a drug) given intravenously

Etymology: Late Latin, from Greek bōlos lump

Bolus is such a delightful word that I’m surprised it hadn’t already graced Sklonklish with its presence.

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