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International News Archive - December 03, 2008

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A gold deposit estimated at more than 100 tons has been found in Siberia, the Russian National Geological Prospecting Co announced Tuesday.

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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