In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- This, in turn was surrounded by several whorls of bracts that many homologize with petals and sepals in flowering plants.
- The formation of organs in the four whorls of a typical eudicotyledonous flower, consisting of sepals, petals, stamens, and carpels, requires many genes for proper organ and tissue development.
- Roots, stems, leaves, sepals, petals, stamens, stigmas/styles, ovaries, and seeds were collected and frozen in liquid nitrogen.
- Fruits of this species are glabrous achenes, with sepals modified into plumose bristles and are frequently wind-dispersed.
- The cocoa flower has five free sepals, five free petals, five staminodes, five stamens and an ovary of five united carpels.
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.