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banausic (adj.)

"merely mechanical," coined 1845 from Greek banausikos "pertaining to mechanics," from banausos "artisan, mere mechanical," hence (to the Greeks) "base, ignoble;" sometimes said to be literally "working by fire," from baunos "furnace, forge" (but Beekes dismisses this as folk etymology and calls it a pre-Greek word of uncertain origin).

updated on March 29, 2017

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Definitions of banausic from WordNet

banausic (adj.)
(formal) ordinary and not refined;
he felt contempt for all banausic occupations
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