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Greek, ophiasis, that makes them cast off their old hair and skin, just as the serpents do, and thus their youth is renewed like the Arabian phoenix's.
Gargantua and Pantagruel, Illustrated, Book 5
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bilby commented on the word ophiasis
I never listen to wavy bands.
November 16, 2008
shevek commented on the word ophiasis
n. Baldness in wavy bands. (from The Phrontistery)