We all know many words are identified daily and added in the English dictionary. Do you know the last word in English? The last word is zyzzyva. In its latest update, the Oxford English Dictionary identified more than 600 words, phrases and senses.
The meaning of the word “zyzzyva” is, a genus of tropical weevils native to South America. As per the latest update, its the last word added in the dictionary. In before version, zythum was the last in the dictionary. Zythum means an ancient Egyptian malt beer.
Dictionary.com defines the word “zyzzyva” as, “any of various South American weevils of the genus Zyzzyva, often destructive to plants.” The name was coined by the US entomologist Thomas Lincoln Casey, who described it in a 1922 work. Now, we know the last word in English dictionary! Its zyzzyva!