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2008-09-14 00:00:14

By JOHN WARE Volunteers turned out to help with the habitat management at the renowned Dawlish Warren nature reserve. They spent the day clearing reeds, small trees and other invasive plants, to maintain the wildlife value around the main pond. Jenny Lockett, the Exe estuary officer, said: "As well as being fun, it was also a great way to get close up views of dragonflies, damselflies and some rare species of bird." The clear-up was organised by the Exe partnership in conjunction with...


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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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