Sentence Examples

  • The name baguette is French for "long rod" or "long loaf of bread" and is derived from the Latin word for "stick," baculum.
  • An original medial p preceding the chief accent of the word also appears as b in English and the other members of the same group. It is not certain that any English word is descended from an original word beginning with b, though it has been suggested that peg is of the same origin as the Latin baculum and the Greek (6 KTpov.