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2011-08-26 04:53:44

An international team of astronomers has discovered an exotic planet that appears to be made of diamond orbiting a tiny star in our galaxy.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.