Words I didn't know until now: déraciné - uprooted or displaced from one's geographical or social environment.
tuataras - a nocturnal burrowing lizardlike reptile with a crest of soft spines along its back, now confined to some small islands off New Zealand.
kilderkin - a cask for liquids or other substances, holding 16 or 18 gallons.
microfarad - one millionth of a farad. Symbol μ F.
huckaback - a strong linen or cotton fabric with a rough surface, used for toweling.
oliguria - the production of abnormally small amounts of urine.