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: 'Not A Drought Buster'; Rare April Storm Front Moving Toward San Francisco Bay Area
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.READ MORE: Suspect Arrested For Allegedly Terrorizing Antioch Family, Fatally Shooting Pet Dog While Fleeing Police
Today’s word is of Latin origin and means “the act of burying someone alive.” It was spelled correctly by Wendy Guey to win the 1996 final. Do you know it?
Scroll below the following image to reveal the correct spellingMORE NEWS: Drought-Stricken Marin Putting Into Place Tough Water Use Restrictions
The correct spelling of the 1996 winning word is vivespelture.