Definitions

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  • noun A Drosophila phenotype which shows a preference for unusually low temperatures

Etymologies

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From Japanese 暑がり atsugari (one who dislikes hot temperature), from 暑い atsui (hot) + (verb-)がり gari (one who dislikes something, or lit. one often shows expression of something)

Examples

  • I don't know if you came across this in Hawaii, but the Japanese have special terms for those sensitive to heat (atsugari) and those sensitive to cold (samugari).

    Making Sense

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