In fact, he did so much to make the atomic theory of matter probable that he is popularly regarded as its originator.
Firefly is a term popularly used for certain tropical American click-beetles (Pyrophorus), due to their power of emitting light.
Although this plant is popularly termed the "meadow mushroom," it never as a rule grows in meadows.
The name is often in popular literature written Cambalu, and is by Longfellow accented in verse Cambeilic. But this spelling originates in an accidental error in Ramusio's Italian version, which was the chief channel through which Marco Polo's book was popularly known.
The monitor lizard is popularly known as the goanna, a name derived from the iguana, an entirely different animal.
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