There are over a million individual words in English. Most of them are quite obscure and deserve better attention than they get. This week’s is salicional.
This is a specific tone colour (‘stop’) on a pipe organ with a softer, ‘willowy’ sound. From 19th century German salix (‘willow’).
Your challenge? Write a sentence (or two) in the comments using this word. Go on. You know you want to…
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