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    Default Can The word ''panspermia'' be used with the greek metaphorical meaning ?

    For example, in Greek we say : A panspermia of ideas or A panspermia of people.

    But in English this word is used only for the Panspermia Theory.

    If I write or say this word with the
    greek metaphorical meaning, like the examples, you will understand me ?

    A panspermia of people = A
    variety of people
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    Default Re: Can The word ''panspermia'' be used with the greek metaphorical meaning ?

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    Please do not edit your question after it has received a response. Such editing can make the response hard for others to understand.


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    Default Re: Can The word ''panspermia'' be used with the greek metaphorical meaning ?

    Many people would be unfamiliar with the word in Panspermia Theory. If a newspaper used the term, it might also add a definition to help those who don't know the word.

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