etymology (DOC) by rishabhmishra

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									This was a sharp pointed staff used in ancient Rome to drive Cattle. What
word in English comes from this stick's name ?
stimulus
Name the style of music whose name is derived from the Kannada word
meaning "Black Land".
carnatic
In ancient Rome, one out of every ten Roman soldiers who were convicted
of mutiny were executed. What English word, meaning "Destroy" comes from
this practice ?
decimate
What word has the Bethlehem Royal Hospital lent to the English language?
(Clue: It was a mental hospital)
bedlam
This term is derived from the name and title of the last Emperor of
Ethiopia . It is also the name of a sect prevalent among negroes in
Jamaica. What is it?
rastafarians

								
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