Which word meaning 'consequences' is derived from the term for a second or later harvest of grass in the same season?
#12908. Asked by mort. (Jul 15 01 10:53 PM)
AFTERMATH Main Entry: af ter math Pronunciation: -'math Function: noun Etymology: after + math (mowing, crop) Date: 1523 1 : a second-growth crop -- called also rowen 2 : CONSEQUENCE, RESULT (stricken with guilt as an aftermath of the accident) 3 : the period immediately following a usually ruinous event (in the aftermath of the war) http://m-w.com/cgi-bin/dictionary
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