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2005-07-19 21:02:33

LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Thousands of Peruvians, many wearing white clothes and gloves to signify their hands are clean, marched on Tuesday to call for an end to public graft in one of the biggest protests of President Alejandro Toledo's unpopular rule. "We must combat this virus that grows in people's hearts and fills their pockets. It's every Peruvian's obligation," protest organizer Luis Bambaren, a retired bishop, told a crowd at Peru's main court, which critics call the "Palace of...


Word of the Day
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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