ZYGOBRANCHIA

Zyg`o*bran"chi*a, n. pl. Etym: [NL., from Gr. (Zoöl.)

Definition: A division of marine gastropods in which the gills are developed on both sides of the body and the renal organs are also paired. The abalone (Haliotis) and the keyhole limpet (Fissurella) are examples.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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29 September 2022

IMMODEST

(adjective) having or showing an exaggerated opinion of your importance, ability, etc; “brash immodest boasting”


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Raw coffee beans, soaked in water and spices, are chewed like candy in many parts of Africa.

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