Boy, that sure makes me want to go to a spammer's blog, that can't even
afford its own page...
Gary Woods AKA K2AHC- PGP key on request, or at home.earthlink.net/~garygarlic
Zone 5/4 in upstate New York, 1420' elevation. NY WO G
New word for which I am grateful.
present in excess of the normal or requisite number, in particular
(of a person) not belonging to a regular staff but engaged for extra
not wanted or needed; redundant : books were obviously supernumerary,
and he began jettisoning them.
Botany & Zoology denoting a structure or organ occurring in addition
to the normal ones : a pair of supernumerary teats.
(of an actor) appearing on stage but not speaking.
noun ( pl. -aries)
a supernumerary person or thing.
ORIGIN early 17th cent.: from late Latin supernumerarius (soldier)
added to a legion after it is complete,Ή from Latin super numerum
beyond the number.Ή
Bill S. Jersey USA zone 5 shade garden
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