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2008-09-15 18:00:18

A DEADLY jellyfish has been washed up on Pendine Sands. The Portuguese man o'war was found by holiday maker Chris Englishas he enjoyed a day out at Pendine Sands in Carmarthenshire. The poisonous creature is abundant off the coast of Pakistan but is not normally found in British waters until later in the year. Recognising it instantly, Mr English, from Exeter, warned his family to stay away. He then told a marine biologist of his find. National Marine Aquarium information officer...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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