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2009-09-23 13:45:00

The American chestnut was a dominant species in eastern US's forests before a blight wiped it out in the early 1900s.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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