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2015-05-18 23:02:00

Celebrating Elephants Day at Oakland Zoo is an annual event designed to spread awareness about elephants in captivity and in the wild.

2015-05-18 23:01:49

May 17th to 23rd is National Prevention Week with the theme “The Voice of One, the Power of All.” A Forever Recovery is issuing a new message about recovery and tips for drug prevention to

2015-05-18 23:01:47

New $6 million expanded facility includes separate rehabilitation environments for both children and adults. Pembroke Pines, Florida (PRWEB) May 18, 2015

2015-05-18 23:01:43

This National Dog Bite Prevention Week, the Texas Veterinary Medical Association (TVMA) reminds pet owners that most dog bite incidents are avoidable.

2015-05-18 23:00:21

Jan Blaser Upchurch selected for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession Garden City, NY (PRWEB) May 19, 2015

2015-05-18 20:21:48

Huntington Beach, California, constructing 42-foot-long surfboard to attempt records at the famed Huntington Beach Pier HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Surf

2015-05-18 16:30:04

CLEVELAND, May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second consecutive year, Lincoln Electric received recognition in multiple categories in the

2015-05-18 16:26:09

Fueled by the Long Life Study, New Ad Campaign Highlights How to Help Dogs Lead Astounding Lives NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The EUKANUBA(TM) brand is launching a new marketing

2015-05-18 16:25:56

Remembering the 22 to Launch Memorial Day Weekend ATLANTA, May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- According to recent studies, a staggering 22 veterans take their own lives each day due

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2015-05-18 13:28:52

You go, Ecuador! According a Tweet by Ecuador’s Environment Minister, Lorena Tapia, 44,883 people took part in the record-breaking dig-in which covered more than 4,942 acres.


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Ipomopsis aggregata
2014-12-13 14:49:47

Ipomopsis aggregata is a flowering plant species. The plant’s Latin scientific name, “Ipomopsis”, means similar to Ipomoea or Morning Glories, referencing the species similarities. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Scarlet Gilia, Scarlet trumpet and Skyrocket. I. aggregata is indigenous to western North America. It can be found growing from British Columbia all the way south to Mexico. Ipomopsis aggregata is a member of the Polemoniaceae family. Ipomopsis aggregata...

Dodecatheon pulchellum
2014-12-08 18:47:11

Dodecatheon pulchellum is a perennial, flowering plant species. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Pretty shooting star, the Few-flowered shooting star, the Dark throat shooting star and the Prairie shooting star. D. pulchellum is a member of the Primulaceae family. The plant is indigenous to the western United States. D. pulchellum typically grows in is desert environments. The plant is scattered throughout the Great Basin Deserts and the Mojave Desert. D. pulchellum...

Dodecatheon poeticum
2014-12-08 18:23:39

Dodecatheon poeticum is a flowering plant species. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Poet’s shooting star or the Narcissus shooting star. Its common names are referring to the plant’s unique flowers. D. poeticum is a member of the Primulaceae family. The plant is indigenous to western North America. D. poeticum grows in woodlands that see plenty of moisture in the springtime and drier summertime months. The plant prefers wide-open areas in direct sunlight....

Rambouillet Sheep
2014-10-27 11:31:48

The Rambouillet sheep, also known as the French Merino or the Rambouillet Merino, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in France. This breed’s development began in 1786, when King Louis XVI acquired 366 Spanish Merino sheep from King Charles III of Spain. The flock was bred experimentally at Bergerie royale, a royal farmed owned by the king, where crossbreeding and selective breeding with English long-wool breeds produced a more defined breed. By the time the Rambouillet sheep...

Lamprocapnos spectabilis
2014-10-27 10:12:32

Lamprocaponos spectabilis is a flowering plant. The species belongs to the Papaveraceae family. The plant is native to Asia; Siberia, northern China, Korea and Japan. L. spectabilis stands alone in its monotypic genus, meaning it has no subspecies or smaller subordinates. The plant may now be listed as Dicentra spectabilis and is commonly referred to as Bleeding heart, Dutchman’s breeches or “lady-in-a-bath”. L. spectabilis is used widely in gardens and landscapes. The plant is a...

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overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
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