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Word of the day for June 8
remora n
  1. Any of various elongate fish from the family Echeneidae, the dorsal fin of which is in the form of a suction disc that can take a firm hold against the skin of larger marine animals.
  2. (heraldry) A serpent.
  3. (obsolete) A delay; a hindrance, an obstacle.
  4. (obsolete, surgery) A surgical instrument, intended to retain parts in their places.
PointingHand.svg Today is World Oceans Day, a day recognized by the United Nations to highlight the importance of conserving and protecting the world’s oceans.
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Word of the day for June 15
lion's share n
  1. (idiomatic) The majority; a large or generous portion.
PointingHand.svg The animated movie The Lion King premiered on this day 25 years ago in 1994.
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