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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A gland, such as a sebaceous gland, that secretes an oily substance.
  • n. See uropygial gland.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A gland, in some plants, producing oil.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a gland that secretes oil

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