In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The trilobites comprise a major class-level clade of extinct marine arthropods characterized by calcareous, multisclerite, dorsal exoskeletons.
- In these specimens the external surface of the exoskeleton is present, unless complete or partial exfoliation is noted.
- Lobsters, like all animals with exoskeletons, periodically shed their armor as they grow.
- The hard parts may be mineralized, as in the shells of bivalves, or composed of organic material, such as the chitin that makes up the exoskeleton of arthropods.
- The advantage of an internal skeleton is that it allows the animal to grow much larger than is the case with the arthropod type exoskeleton.
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.