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2005-06-29 00:30:00

A scientific article that says terrorists could poison thousands of people through the milk supply - withheld at first at the government's request - is being published despite continuing objections after the National Academy of Sciences concluded it wouldn't help attackers.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]