Urban beekeepers need green space, and many airports have plenty of it — fields that legally cannot be built on. Chicago’s O’Hare now has the largest airport apiary project in the world.
Lone wolf' terror threat warning
The UK could face a growing threat from "lone wolf" terrorists returning from fighting overseas in the next few years, a think tank warns.
A lone wolf or lone-wolf fighter is someone who commits violent acts in support of some group, movement, or ideology, but does so alone, ...
a. A member of a fabulous or prehistoric race of people that lived in caves, dens, or holes.
b. A person considered to be reclusive, reactionary, out of date, or brutish.
a. An anthropoid ape, such as a gorilla or chimpanzee.
b. An animal that lives underground, as an ant or a worm.
[From Latin Trglodytae, a people said to be cave dwellers, from Greek Trglodutai, alteration (influenced by trgl, hole, and -dutai, those who enter) of Trgodutai.]
troglo·dytic (-dtk), troglo·dyti·cal (--kl) adj.
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1. (Social Science / Anthropology & Ethnology) a cave dweller, esp one of the prehistoric peoples thought to have lived in caves
2. Informal a person who lives alone and appears eccentric
[via Latin from Greek trōglodutēs one who enters caves, from trōglē hole + duein to enter]
troglodytic [ˌtrɒgləˈdɪtɪk], troglodytical adj
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|Noun||1.||troglodyte - one who lives in solitude |
|2.||troglodyte - someone who lives in a cave |
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The Buzz About Nomura: Nomura is installing two beehives on the roof of its European headquarters in London with the aim of producing its own honey while helping a local job training program.
pl.n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
A skin condition characterized by intensely itching welts and caused by an allergic reaction to internal or external agents, an infection, or a nervous condition. Also called nettle rash, urticaria.
- [名]1 ミツバチの巣箱；ハチの巣.2 人込みの場所.3 （女性の）ミツバチの巣箱形の髪.