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What does coupe diem mean?

"coupe" is a word in French meaning cut, and "diem" is a word in Latin meaning day, but you are thinking of a different phrase, "carpe diem" which translates from Latin as "seize the day" meaning, take advantage of opportunities… Full Answer

How did the equator get its name?

late Middle English: from medieval Latin aequator, in the phrase circulus aequator diei et noctis 'circle equalizing day and night,' from Latin aequare 'make equal'

What do you mean by am and pm?

Meridiem is the Latin for midday. Ante is the Latin for before. Post is the Latin for after. a.m. is the abbreviation of the Latin phrase ante meridiem - and means before midday. p.m. is the abbreviation of the Latin… Full Answer