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SPECIE. Metallic money issued by public authority.
     2. This term is used in contradistinction to paper money, which in some countries is emitted by the government, and is a mere engagement which represents specie. Bank paper in the United States is also called paper money. Specie is the only constitutional money in this country. See 4 Monr. 483.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The specie also causes losses to agriculture besides becoming a source of great problem for biodiversity.
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A day for animal lover to celebrate a loved, and wonderful specie. We hope to do it with more of our inmates across schools, with friends and family of all ages."
PBR ensures prevention of contamination and maintenance of integrity of specie. Light reception by algae can be managed by wall thickness of PBR, light intensity, position of source and photo period.
This hymenolepsis specie is of great medical importance as H.
The shark, an endangered specie, weighs about a tonne.
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