Root Word of the Day: INCOGNITO

incognito (adj) – under a name or title meant to escape public notice; with a concealed identity
BREAKDOWN: IN- (not) + COGN- (know)
terra incognita is a term used to describe lands or regions that have not been mapped or documented, now used metaphorically to describe any unexplored subject or field of research

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This word is built on the root COGN-, which means to learn or know.
Common COGN- words include recognize.
More esoteric COGN- words include cognizable and cognoscente.

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