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Word of the day for May 25
sand boil n
  1. (geology) An eruption of water through a bed of sand due, for instance, to seismic activity, or to differences in water pressure on two sides of a levee which causes water to penetrate beneath the levee.
  2. (pathology, rare) A boil which forms when sand particles enter and irritate the skin.

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Foreign word of the day  in Persian
ترنج (toranj) noun
  1. citron (kind of fruit)
  2. medallion created using rich arabesque patterns usually found in the center of some artworks, like Persian carpets
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