In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Boulders are infested with black tree corals, mussels, cowrie shells, soft and hard corals and ascidians.
- Aided by currents, the Haven has attracted all the filter-feeding creatures such as crinoids and ascidians, and there are plenty of holes to be occupied.
- Some organisms, such as nematodes and ascidians, have a remarkably precise pattern of cell divisions in early development.
- Above, a seastar fish swims amongst a garden of ascidians and soft corals.
- Cloney has provided a clear description of the types of organs in ascidians.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.