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Oddities News Archive - September 06, 2006

Pope Benedict has a thing for old hats, this time donning a wide-brimmed "saturno" for his weekly general audience in St Peter's Square on 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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