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2008-08-18 21:00:17

By William C Bayne High water, drought and unseasonably hot weather have hurt visitation at Arkabutla Lake, but it remains DeSoto County's largest tourist attraction. "We had high water that closed all of our beaches for Memorial Day this year, and the drought last year brought low water that also hurt attendance," said Ernie Lentz, natural resources director for the lake and its surrounding park area. The park drew a total of 1,579,590 in 2007, a drop from 2006's 1,608,863. Figures...


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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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