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Ecology Of California Shaped By History Of Fire And Drought, Past And Future
2014-08-11 03:02:56

Fire season has arrived in California with vengeance in this third year of extended drought for the state.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.