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2010-12-03 09:03:00

SAO PAULO, Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- An innovative app for Brazilian birdwatching, named Brazilian Birds - Volume 1 is now available for download at Apple Store. The app comprises information, pictures and songs of 345 catalogued birds of the Atlantic Forest, a Brazilian biome. This is an initiative of the Brazilian Sustainable Planet Portal (www.planetasustentavel.com.br), by Editora Abril, supported by the World Wide Fund For Nature in Brazil. The app is available for iPhone, iPod...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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