|candidate species (kān'dĭ-dāt') Pronunciation Key
A plant or animal species that is classified by a government agency as a candidate for possible listing as an endangered or threatened species.
|a printed punctuation mark (‽), available only in some typefaces, designed to combine the question mark (?) and the exclamation point (!), indicating a mixture of query and interjection, as after a rhetorical question.|
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|