BEING A DAY OF CELEBRATION!
adj. — an eater of leeks
fm. Ancient Greek combing forms for leek, a root that also gives us prasine, which variously has to do with green objects such as precious stones (i.e., emeralds) or the earth. Prasin is Middle French for a leek-green color.
first published. 1882
inspiration. the leek, a national symbol of Wales. The patron saint of Wales is St. David. The Feast Day of St. David is March 1.
Happy St. David’s Day.