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Grey-headed Lovebird Agapornis cana
2009-06-04 22:22:11

The Grey-headed Lovebird (Agapornis cana) also known as the Madagascar Lovebird, is a species of parrot that is native to the island of Madagascar and the only lovebird that is not native to the African continent. This mainly green parrot is about 5 inches long and weighs about 1.25 ounces. Sexes are similar in this species. The female is entirely green, with a dark green back and wings, a...

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mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
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The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.