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diet

in Scots practice
1 the date fixed by a court for hearing a case.
2 a single session of a court.

DIET. An assembly held by persons having authority to manage the public affairs of the nation. In Germany, such assemblies are known by this name:

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In this place, even those indigenous species, with their Linnaean names ("dimorphotheca, osteospermum, senecio,/ doreanthus, arctotis, ursinia") seem "strange"; and it is only with the aid of compost that another batch of species ("gazania, dietes, aloes, tecomaria,/ watsonia, plectranthus, clivia") can survive and amaze the gardener with "their willingness/ to take root and flower".
Ces troupeaux, meme de petite taille, contribuent a augmenter la teneur proteinique des dietes et peuvent etre a la base de petites activites de transformation (ex : fabrication artisanale de fromage).
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