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1. (Science: chemical) a siliceous variety of calcite, or carbonate of lime, having a silvery-white, pearly luster, and a waving or curved lamellar structure.

2. White metal coated with silver.

3. (Science: zoology) a fish of Europe (Maurolicus Pennantii) with silvery scales. The name is also applied to various fishes of the genus Argentina.

4. A citizen of the argentine republic.

Origin: cf. F. Argentin, fr. L. Argentum silver.

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Re: Help! ANT COLLONY!! I have a QUEEN ANT --- now what?

... a tiny piece of bread-soaked-in-sugar-water, and a tiny piece of apple, to give them a selection. I will try the honey. I -think- they might be Argentine ants, just from the look and size. Also, Wikipedia says this: "These ants will set up quarters ... even among belongings in human dwellings" ...

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by Waylah
Tue Jun 17, 2014 8:40 am
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Topic: Help! ANT COLLONY!! I have a QUEEN ANT --- now what?
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The Fiber Disease

... tularensis (tularemia), filoviruses (Ebola hemorrhagic fever, Marburg hemorrhagic fever); and arenaviruses (Lassa [Lassa fever], Junin [Argentine hemorrhagic fever], and related viruses). The following summarizes the clinical features of these agents (3--6). Anthrax. A nonspecific prodrome ...

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Wed Aug 16, 2006 5:01 am
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Re: cannibalism

... and serves to feed the more-fit. This prevents the lesser fit from propogating further, and provides the better fit with a food source. "The Argentine horned frog will eat anything smaller than itself, including other Argentine horned frogs. Some even choke to death trying to consume another ...

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by kiekyon
Wed Apr 19, 2006 2:50 am
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Topic: cannibalism
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Favorites Animal

My favourite animals are dogs, specially Molosoid dogs (my favourite breeds are Boxer, Rottweiler, Dobermann, Bullmastiff and Argentine Dogo). I have a Boxer (female). Here you have some photographs.

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by Enzyme
Wed Dec 28, 2005 3:27 pm
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Topic: Favorites Animal
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