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2008-09-30 12:00:26

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap Mokpo, South Korea, Sept. 30 (Yonhap) - Four South Korean Coast Guard officers had been captured and assaulted by Chinese fisherman just two days before another one was killed during a boarding operation, authorities here said Tuesday. The Mokpo Coast Guard confirmed that the four officers were captured and severely beaten by the crew of a Chinese boat that was suspected of fishing in South Korea's exclusive economic zone (EEZ)...


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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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