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Latest Late–September 2006 tornado outbreak Stories

2005-11-28 09:12:40

LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas (Reuters) - At least one person was killed and dozens of homes, house trailers and farm buildings were damaged or destroyed when tornadoes and severe thunderstorms roared through mostly rural areas of Arkansas on Sunday night. "I can confirm that one person is dead because of the high winds, and I can confirm that we are lucky that thus far, only one person is dead," said Bill Sadler, a spokesman for the Arkansas State Police. The single reported fatality...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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