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General News Archive - March 17, 2005

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. - Shackled and clad in leg irons, Scott Peterson was taken to San Quentin State Prison early Thursday after being sentenced to die for murdering his pregnant wife, Laci, and her unborn fetus.

Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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