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2005-08-17 16:33:59

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Almost a million people face a shortage of food, shelter and other basics in Somalia, many more than previously thought, after a poor harvest and bouts of fighting in the lawless northeast African nation, the United Nations said on Wednesday. The shortage, and the difficulty of getting relief to people driven from their homes by inter-clan fighting, threatens the recovery of the nation of 10 million people, which has been carved up into fiefdoms run by...


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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 'kardia,' heart.
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