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Balbo sabretooth
2007-06-24 18:17:35

The Balbo sabretooth, Evermannella balbo, is a sabretooth of the family Evermannellidae, found circumglobally in tropical and subtropical seas, at depths of between 328.08 and 3280.84 ft (100 and 1,000 m). Its length is up to 6.69 in (17 cm). The Balbo sabretooth is a small narrow-bodied species with a large mouth filled with an array of long, barbed teeth on both jaws. The upward-directed...

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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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