zongzi: Word of the day for June 18, 2018

zongzi , n :
A traditional Chinese dumpling of glutinous rice stuffed with a savoury or sweet filling, wrapped in large flat leaves, and cooked by steaming or boiling.
Duanwujie (端午節 (Duānwǔjié)) or the Dragon Boat Festival falls on this day in 2018, the fifth day of the fifth lunar month of the Chinese calendar. It is traditional to enjoy zongzi on this day.


pleasing fungus beetle: Word of the day for June 17, 2018

pleasing fungus beetle , n :
Any beetle of the family Erotylidae, commonly feeding on fungi.
National Insect Week in the United Kingdom, a biennial event organized by the Royal Entomological Society, takes place from 18 to 24 June 2018.