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2011-08-12 05:32:35

According to a paper to be published on August 12, 2011, in Science magazine, researchers discovered that the fossilized remains of a large aquatic dinosaur reveal the creature gave birth to live young, rather than laying eggs. The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County contains a 15.4 foot-long adult specimen of a Polycotylus latippinus, a large, carnivorous sea reptile known as a plesiosaur. This particular specimen shows a complete, developing embryonic skeleton within the skeleton...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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