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Petherit

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: pett-herr-it

Sentence: Bartholomew, the pot-bellied pig who was the sole petherit of her grandfather's fortune sure tasted great after he roasted for 3 hours on the rotisserie.

Etymology: pet + inherit

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COMMENTS:

I suppose first came the pig and toast, then the pig out! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-09-22: 07:01:00

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Aniquest

Created by: SunnyScribe

Pronunciation:

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Etymology: animal + bequest

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Philudicreature

metrohumanx

Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: fill-OOD-uh-cree-chur

Sentence: Joe was a wealthy mortgage broker, but his dearth of endearing qualities left him without friends, family or hares. Just before his demise, he left his estate, including stork options, to the only living thing which did not despise him - his groundchuck, Speedbump. A thorough analysis of Speedbump's petfolio revealed him to be the wealthiest PHILUDICREATURE in North America , and got him on the covers of both Forbes and People magazines as "The Financial World's Richest Rodent"- A title envied by by many Cheap Executive Officers.

Etymology: Prefix PHIL-loving : having an affinity for (late latin)+LUDICROUS: meriting derisive laughter or scorn as absurdly inept, false, or foolish + CREATURE: a lower animal; especially : a farm animal Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin creatura, from Latin creatus, past participle of creare.....thus: PHILUDICREATURE

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metrohumanx After a week of petsitting, I'm back. Now we can ALL sing along: http://www.neilinnes.org/audio/audio.htm - metrohumanx, 2008-08-22: 04:39:00

always lots of pun and games on Fridays - Jabberwocky, 2008-08-22: 15:29:00

I think Joe was a "philudicrit" - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-24: 23:53:00

metrohumanx Mister Slater's Parrot was a philidicreature- but a lovable one. - metrohumanx, 2008-08-25: 07:31:00

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Billionhare

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: bill eeeeeee un (h) ayr (h is discretionary)

Sentence: The first thing the billionhare did after the ingeritance came through, was have that ear reduction surgery she had promised herself. She had always felt like a kangaroo trapped in a hare's body. she hoped that eventually she would have the courage to have the pouch enhancement surgery and any other readjustments down under which proved necessary.

Etymology: billionaire, hare

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metrohumanx Wowie Zowie ! - metrohumanx, 2008-08-22: 04:48:00

very funny - Jabberwocky, 2008-08-22: 14:10:00

Love it! BillionHare...is her name WARREN Buffet? - Nosila, 2008-08-22: 21:14:00

I like it; great tale also. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-24: 23:35:00

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Henificiary

Created by: lumina

Pronunciation: hen/i/fish/ee/air/ee

Sentence: Not too many people know that Colonel Sanders left everything to the ones who made his dream a reality. Yes, when he passed his millions were left to his many henificiaries.

Etymology: Hen Benificiary

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hahahahaha! Haha! Brilliant! - galwaywegian, 2008-08-22: 04:24:00

metrohumanx I feel a little peckish. - metrohumanx, 2008-08-22: 04:42:00

I am sure the Colonel "rolled over" when he heard his henificiaries sold out to Taco Bell! - lumina, 2008-08-22: 17:30:00

Eggscellent word! - Nosila, 2008-08-22: 21:15:00

Looks nice; sounds nice, probably tastes nice, too! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-24: 23:42:00

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Heirhare

gazissax

Created by: gazissax

Pronunciation: "air-hare"

Sentence: I am suing Grandpa's heirhare for my fair share of the estate.

Etymology: heir -- one who inherits hare - rabbit, bunny, common household pet

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Thoroughbread

Created by: phonematode

Pronunciation: thur-oh-bred

Sentence: Sheba was a thoroughbread. Her late owner had thoroughly breaded her with the whole of his considerable estate.

Etymology: thoroughbred + bread, as in dough, as in moolah

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Pestament

MrDave2176

Created by: MrDave2176

Pronunciation: PEST-a-ment

Sentence: Marvin's last will and pestament provided for the care of his aging cat Lola until she died or she had to be put down due to complications. Lola was buried by Marvin's relatives the week following his funeral. Poor thing, at least she didn't suffer.

Etymology: Pets/pests + testment (as in last will and...)

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Kibbillionaire

Created by: gillilandj

Pronunciation: ka-billion-air

Sentence: When Bill Gates dies his dog MacIntosh will become a kibbillionaire many times over.

Etymology: From kibble plus billionaire

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COMMENTS:

Kibbles and bytes, kibbles and bytes, I'm gonna get me some kibbles and bytes. Got a kick out of this word. - ScrabbledEgg, 2007-09-23: 00:29:00

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Parrotrimony

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: pair/ott/tri/moany

Sentence: Since parrots often long outlive their owners, Polly was provided for with a generous parrotrimony.

Etymology: parrot + patrimony (property inherited from one's father)

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But the family of Polly's owner, took the matter in to their own hands: it was garrotimony. Nice word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-24: 23:33:00

metrohumanx A spokesman for parrots said he's glad...NO parrots were involved. - metrohumanx, 2008-09-03: 08:56:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-09-21: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by OZZIEBOB. Thank you OZZIEBOB! ~ James

ErWenn - 2007-09-22: 16:44:00
Lots of obvious ways to go today...I think today's winner will likely be the one who got here first.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-01-19: 00:09:00
Today's definition was suggested by OZZIEBOB . Thank you OZZIEBOB . ~ James

DrWebsterIII DrWebsterIII - 2012-10-24: 01:31:00
GENIUS!!! (how'd I miss it)

hyperborean hyperborean - 2012-10-24: 14:26:00
Yesterday and today's definitions are giving me deja vu. Haven't we done these once before?

DrWebsterIII DrWebsterIII - 2012-10-25: 00:34:00
maybe we have to branch out and come up with definitions

DrWebsterIII DrWebsterIII - 2012-10-25: 15:57:00
EVERYONE HAD A GREAT WORD!!! but i'm giving Sethyll the crown today

'I am deeply saddened by my master's departure...'

DEFINITION: n., An animal, usually a much loved pet, whose dead and departed owner has bequeathed a huge sum of money solely for its comfort and care. v. To leave part or all of an estate to a pet animal.

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