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Aure et Saint-Girons Cattle
2014-07-06 14:43:31

The Aure et Saint-Girons is a breed of cattle that originated in France. It was developed in the middle region of  the Pyrenees by crossbreeding Aure cattle and St Girons cattle. The Aure were a draught oxen used to haul timber from the mountains into the valleys. The St Girons were a dairy cattle to make a cheese named bethmale. The population of the Aure et Saint-Girons is very low...

Sirrush Mushussu
2013-10-07 08:04:52

The Sirrush, also known as the mushussu, is a hybrid from Babylonian mythology. Dating back to the sixth century BC it is depicted on the Ishtar Gate of the City of Babylon. A German archeologist Robert Koldewey discovered the Gate in 1902 and thought the sirrush was a representation of a real animal. The sirrush is displayed on the gate alongside other animals like a lion and a rimi (an...

Braque Saint-Germain
2013-06-11 14:43:05

The Braque Saint-Germain, also known as the St. Germain Pointing Dog, is a breed of domestic hunting dog that originated from France in 1830. The first members of this breed were developed at the royal kennels of Compiègne, using a mixture of Continental and English pointer breeds. The breed received its name from Saint Germain en Laye, where it first became popular and where it was a favorite...

2012-06-14 04:12:14

Symbol: ZYGOP2 Group: Fern Family: Grammitidaceae Distribution: ZygophlebiaBishop distribution:USA+(PR) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Division   Pteridophyta – Ferns Class   Filicopsida Order   Polypodiales Family   Grammitidaceae – Kihi Fern...

2012-06-14 13:48:31

Symbol: PECRT2 Group: Dicot Family: Scrophulariaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   PECRT3 Penstemon crandallii A. Nelson var. taosensis (D.D. Keck) Nisbet & R.C. Jacks.   PELIT2 Penstemon linarioides A. Gray ssp. taosensis D.D. Keck Distribution: PenstemoncrandalliiA. Nelson ssp.taosensis(D.D. Keck)...

2012-06-15 04:52:39

Symbol: LUBR4 Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   LUCOB Lupinus concinnus J. Agardh var. brevior (Jeps.) D. Dunn   LUSPB2 Lupinus sparsiflorus Benth. var. brevior Jeps. Distribution: Lupinusbrevior(Jeps.) Christian & D. Dunn distribution:USA(CA) Classification:      ...

2012-06-15 04:53:09

Symbol: LUARS5 Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: Lupinusarizonicus(S. Watson) S. Watson ssp.sonorensisChristian & D. Dunn distribution:USA(AZ) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision...

2012-06-15 04:53:10

Symbol: LUARS4 Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   LUSPS3 Lupinus sparsiflorus Benth. var. setosissimus C.P. Sm. Distribution: Lupinusarizonicus(S. Watson) S. Watson ssp.setosissimus(C.P. Sm.) Christian & D. Dunn distribution:USA(AZ, CA) Classification:       Kingdom  ...

Gnetum gnemon L buko
2012-06-15 07:39:26

Symbol: GNGN Group: Gymnosperm Family: Gnetaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Gnetophyta – Mormon tea and other gnetophytes Class   Gnetopsida Order   Gnetales Family   Gnetaceae...

2012-06-15 07:39:25

Symbol: GNBU Group: Gymnosperm Family: Gnetaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Gnetophyta – Mormon tea and other gnetophytes Class   Gnetopsida Order   Gnetales Family   Gnetaceae...

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donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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