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2015-01-20 23:02:17

Murray Lampert Design, Build, Remodel is proud to announce that on December 2nd the firm received the BBB Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics in the category of 5 – 10 employees.

2015-01-20 23:01:57

The entry deadline is January 22, 2015. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 20, 2015 Cynopsis Media announced its call for entries in the fourth annual

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2015-01-20 16:10:07

Brian Galloway for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Facebook users are well aware of the overwhelming amount of information the website provides on its News Feed feature—especially from your friends who have, shall we say, very active opinions. Now, though, the site is taking aim at inaccurate stories by using crowd-sourced reporting to flag hoaxes and warn users of potential scams. According to this Facebook newsroom post, the site plans to utilize user feedback to flag...

2015-01-20 12:32:25

MARKHAM, ON, Jan. 20, 2015 /CNW/ - KEBOC and Everlink have launched Canada's first reloadable EMV Mobile Prepaid Interac Debit card program - 1Q INSTA Card.

2015-01-20 12:28:11

One-of-a-kind digital broadcast network's audience defines the changing faces of sports CHICAGO and NEW YORK, Jan.

2015-01-20 12:27:13

Hollywood Records Set To Release Soundtrack From The ABC January Comedy Extravaganza, "Galavant" BURBANK, Calif., Jan.

2015-01-20 12:25:41

With 31, Streisand has the most RIAA-certified Platinum albums of any female recording artist in history. NEW YORK, Jan.


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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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onomatope
  • An imitative word; an onomatopoetic word.
The word 'onomatope' is a back-formation from 'onomatopoeia'.
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