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2009-03-18 14:51:21

An unusual Hawaiian vine has been deemed an endangered species, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reported Tuesday According to the Associated Press, President Obama has already classified another species as well as this one since the commencement of his administration. The first was an amphibian indigenous to south Georgia, north Florida and coastal South Carolina, called the reticulated flatwoods salamander.  It was added to the endangered list last month.  The Hawaiian plant is...


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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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