Etymology
Advertisement
garrot (n.)
kind of sea-duck, 1829, from French garrot (1757), a word of unknown origin.
Related entries & more 
Advertisement
legged 
"having legs" (of a specified kind), usually in compounds, mid-15c., from leg (n.).
Related entries & more 
corn-dodger (n.)

"kind of cake made of the meal of maize," 1835, from corn (n.1) + dodger (n.)

Related entries & more 
genus (n.)

(Latin plural genera), 1550s as a term of logic, "kind or class of things" (biological sense dates from c. 1600), from Latin genus (genitive generis) "race, stock, kind; family, birth, descent, origin" (from suffixed form of PIE root *gene- "give birth, beget," with derivatives referring to procreation and familial and tribal groups).

Related entries & more 
tatting (n.)
"making of knotted lace; kind of homemade lace," 1832, of uncertain origin. In French, frivolité.
Related entries & more 
Advertisement
chancroid (adj.)

"resembling a chancre," 1868, from chancre + -oid. Earlier as a noun, a kind of genital ulcer (1861).

Related entries & more 
hued (adj.)
"having a color" of a specified kind, late Old English, from hue (n.1).
Related entries & more 
bordering (n.)

"material for a border of any kind," 1872, verbal noun from border (v.).

Related entries & more 
horsetail (n.)
c. 1400, from horse (n.) + tail (n.). As a kind of plant, from 1530s.
Related entries & more 
equanimous (adj.)
"of a steady temper," 1650s, from Latin aequanimis "mild, kind" (see equanimity) + -ous.
Related entries & more 

Page 5