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- n. A fragrant substance derived from ambergris, used in the perfume industry.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A fragrant substance which is the chief constituent of ambergris.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A peculiar fatty substance obtained from ambergris by digesting it in hot alcohol. It is crystalline, is of a brilliant white color, and has an agreeable odor.
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