In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The terminal female flowers consist of two or three carpels and no other organs.
- In the center of a typical flower are the carpels, modified leaves which enclose the ovules.
- No mature fruits had more than two seedless carpels.
- Ovules from self-pollinated carpels appear to degenerate early in development.
- Unisexual flowers with three white petals produce numerous stamens or carpels and both present floral nectar.
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.