Korea during the period, c1637–c1876, when it was cut off from contact with all countries except China.
[hur-mit] /ˈhɜr mɪt/ noun 1. a person who has withdrawn to a solitary place for a life of religious seclusion. 2. any person living in seclusion; recluse. 3. Zoology. an animal of solitary habits. 4. Ornithology. any of numerous hummingbirds of the genera Glaucis and Phaethornis, having curved bills and dull-colored rather than iridescent plumage. […]
noun 1. a North American thrush, Hylocichla guttata, noted for its complex and appealing song.
heredo- pref. Heredity; hereditary: heredofamilial.
[huh-red-i-tee] /həˈrɛd ɪ ti/ noun, plural heredities. Biology. 1. the transmission of genetic characters from parents to offspring: it is dependent upon the segregation and recombination of genes during meiosis and fertilization and results in the genesis of a new individual similar to others of its kind but exhibiting certain variations resulting from the particular […]