Lynchet – a ridge or ledge formed along the downhill side of a plot by ploughing in ancient times; an earth terrace found on the side of a hill.
Barrug – hoarfrost; dew-drops which have undergone deposition and frozen into ice crystals to form a white deposit on an exposed surface, when the air is cold and moist; the fine and featherlike frost that forms when water vapour freezes fast onto surfaces.
Eremocene – the age of loneliness; a time for and all about our one species alone.
Noup – a promontory; a steep headland; an overhang; a jutting or overhanging crag; a jutting coastal headland, especially one with a sharp summit & sheer cliffs.
Tsundoku – the habit of collecting stacks of books that you haven’t read and might never get to; the constant act of buying books but never reading them so that they pile up in one’s room; the act of art of acquiring more books than one will ever read, such that they gather in stacks and flocks on shelves and floors.
Pappus – the tuft of hairs on each seed of thistles, dandelions, and similar plants, which assists dispersal by the wind; a downy, bristly, or other tuft-like appendage of the achene of certain plants, as the dandelion and the thistle; an appendage or tuft of appendages that crowns the ovary or fruit in various seed plants and functions in dispersal of the fruit; the modified calyx, the part of an individual floret, that surrounds the base of the corolla tube in flower heads of the plant family Asteraceae.
Syrinx – the lower larynx or voice organ in birds, situated at or near the junction of the trachea and bronchi and well developed in songbirds.