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Savanna elephant numbers plummeted 30 percent between 2007 and 2014 because of poaching for ivory, which is turned into statuettes, chopsticks, jewelry, and more.
The biggest beneficiary of The Century Plaza renovation has been the Hilton, which poached dozens of events, including the Writers, Directors and Producers guild awards shows.
At that time the tasting menu included three crudo dishes, and Skenes, like many chefs, had become enamored with Asian techniques, crafting such dishes as black cod poached in seawater with Thai seasonings and yogurt.
For the second consecutive year, Kentucky was able to identify an under-the-radar quarterback prospect early in the cycle only to see his stock soar and a traditional powerhouse poach him.
Mastro is the third member of WSU coach Mike Leach's staff that Oregon has poached in as many seasons.
The goal was to determine whether the ivory was from older stockpiles held by African national governments or from elephants recently poached.
Nine eels, 24 sharks, and 187 red snappers were seized from a Mexican lancha boat crew caught poaching in U.S. waters off the Texas coast.
Add a tablespoon of vinegar to the water to prevent eggs from spreading and separating when poaching.
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Definition of poach
- a field poached too frequently by the amateur
- —The Times Literary Supplement (London)
Origin and Etymology of poach
First Known Use: 1611See Words from the same year
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