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Word of the Day: niche

niche /nɪtʃ/ [nich] noun, adjective, verb, niched, nich·ing.
–noun
1. an ornamental recess in a wall or the like, usually semicircular in plan and arched, as for a statue or other decorative object.
2. a place or position suitable or appropriate for a person or thing: to find one's niche in the business world.
3. a distinct segment of a market.
4. Ecology. the position or function of an organism in a community of plants and animals.
–adjective
5. pertaining to or intended for a market niche; having specific appeal: niche advertising.
–verb (used with object)
6. to place (something) in a niche.

[Origin: 1605–15; < F, MF, back formation from nicher to make a nest < VL *nīdiculāre, deriv. of L nīdus nest]

—Synonyms 2. calling, vocation, slot, berth.

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