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odessa commented on the word selenotropism
adjective, "growth in response to moonlight"
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2006.
October 3, 2008
odessa commented on the word nyctitropic
Turning or bending at night into special positions.
Nyctitropic movements of plants usually consist in a folding or drooping of the leaves, the advantage being in lessening the radiation of heat.
Origin: From Gr, night + turning.
Source: Websters Dictionary
(01 Mar 1998)
December 15, 2007
odessa commented on the word coprophagous
"feeding on dung"
odessa commented on the word ataraxia
calmness untroubled by mental or emotional disquiet
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