Word of the Day – May 20 – Cataract

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Dee Dee - Word of the Day

Dee Dee – Word of the Day

Noun: Cataract  (KAT-uh-rakt)

Definition:

1. A clouding of the lens of the eye or of its surrounding membranes that obstructs the passage of light.

2. a: Waterfall, especially a large one over a precipice.

b. Steep rapids in a river.

c. Downpour: flood.

Sample sentence: The chance of developing a cataract may be avoided by the consumption of kale, which is a rich source of beta carotine and lutein.

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