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2009-09-29 13:30:00

Sue, the world's most complete Tyrannosaurus rex specimen, which resides in the Field Museum of Chicago, may have been killed by a disease transmitted by parasites, rather than through a bloody battle, scientists reported Tuesday. The massive reconstructed fossilized remains, known as Sue, possess holes in the jaw, which scientists considered to be wounds from a clash with another dinosaur. However, scientists have published a new report that shows the 42-foot-long, 7-ton dinosaur may have...


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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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