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International News Archive - March 08, 2007

By Norimitsu Onishi Three grandmothers from three different countries, speaking no common language, they had traveled far to protest outside the Japanese Consulate here Wednesday.

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 'karpos', fruit.
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