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2010-10-02 05:20:00

A plant that has been used for hundreds of years by indigenous South Africans for reducing stress, relieving hunger, sedating and elevating moods, has now been approved for study and market, and it could soon be for sale over-the-counter worldwide. The plant, sceletium tortuosum, has great potential and could boost the local economy, researchers studying the plant and its effects told the Associated Press (AP). The American pharmaceutical company working on the project said, however, that...


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reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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