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2009-08-04 13:20:00

New research has found that the European bison, Europe’s heaviest surviving land animal, is still in danger of extinction, despite heroic conservation efforts.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.