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Older Termites Pack An Explosive Punch
2012-07-27 06:16:40

Just like wine and scotch, a species of termite has been found to just get better with age, except instead of developing tasty tannins, they develop a bitter way of inflicting pain on their enemies.


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marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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