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New New Crab Species Named In Honor Of Its Discoverer
2012-11-27 13:06:16

A new species of crab found along the Belize Barrier Reef has been named in honor of the scientist who discovered it.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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