Day-145 (Denizen)

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Word:
               Denizen

Status:
               Noun

Meaning:
               A person, animal or plant that lives or is often found in a certain place or region.

Sentences:
1) I saw one of those muscle-bound denizens of the gym.
2) The polar bear is an iconic denizen of the Artic region.

Origin:
              Middle English denizeine, from Anglo-French denisien, denzien which means 'inhabitant' , 'inner part' or 'inner'.

First use:
              15th century

Synonyms:
              familiar, frequenter, habitué, haunter, rat, regular

Antonyms:
              transient, foreigner.

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