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The external covering or coat, as of flesh, fruit, trees, etc.; skin; hide; bark; peel; shell. Thou canst not touch the freedom of my mind With all thy charms, although this corporal rind Thou hast immanacled. (milton) Sweetest nu hath sourest rind. (Shak)

Origin: AS. Rind bark, crust of bread; akin OHG. Rinta, G. Rinde, and probably to E. Rand, rim; cf. Skr. Ram to end, rest.

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What is this?

I left a piece of durian rind outside recently, and never got around to cleaning it up. Today I went to throw it away and noticed this...stuff growing all over it. I have no idea what it is besides some kind of fungus. Any help? http://img261.imageshack.us/img261/1810/p1060630.jpg ...

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by Cowler
Thu Nov 11, 2010 7:41 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: What is this?
Replies: 1
Views: 1606

Need help with this one. What is it?

... taking in 1984. We've always wondered what the heck this thing is. The insides were a clear membrane while the outside was a tougher almost scaly rind. It did not smell, so I'm guessing it died recently. 93.jpg 90.jpg

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by deckard
Sat Jul 18, 2009 5:54 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Need help with this one. What is it?
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Views: 4171

interesting cat

If putting a melon rind on a cat's head is cruelty....

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by AstusAleator
Wed Feb 07, 2007 5:21 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: interesting cat
Replies: 11
Views: 16515

The Fiber Disease

... perhaps because they do not wish to identify themselves. Some might prefer to start up a pressure group, called something along the lines of RIND, (Rational, Infected, not Delusional). You might wish to ask yourselves what it is that you want. Some might be so sick of this disease that all ...

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by Cilla
Thu Jun 01, 2006 6:17 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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