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addaword.gifdefinition of maca root

a plant native to Peru which is used as medicinal herb
I'm going to GNC to buy some maca root.
Submitted by: Angel from Dominican Republic on 20/03/2013 13:43:00
Definition of maca root from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

hostile architecture

the design of buildings or public spaces in a way which discourages people from touching, climbing or sitting on them …

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