KPIX 5 and KCBS are teaming up to host the CBS Bay Area Spelling Bee, an event to determine the Bay Area representative to the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
On March 15th, finalists from across the Bay Area will be asked to conjure the correct spelling of some of the most obscure words in the English language. We wanted to know, would you be up to the challenge?READ MORE: Atmospheric River: Alameda County Fair Reopening Monday After Storm Knocks Down Trees, Damages Booths
Each day we will provide the definition and origin of a word that ended the national spelling bee to see if you can spot the correct answer among 4 options.
Today’s word is of French origin and means “to trick or lure into an ambush.” It was spelled correctly by Snigdha Nandipati to win the 2012 final. Do you know it?READ MORE: Atmospheric River: Power Restored To Majority of Residents; PG&E Blames Downed Trees For Massive Outages
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The correct spelling of the 2012 winning word is Guetapens.