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ambergris

Saltos de línea: am¦ber|gris
Pronunciación: /ˈambəɡrɪs
 
, -iːs/

Definición de ambergris en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
A wax-like substance that originates as a secretion in the intestines of the sperm whale, found floating in tropical seas and used in perfume manufacture.
Example sentences
  • So, I got some sea salt, put it in a dish of blue glass, and anointed the dish with ambergris.
  • Apparently the plastic is infused with ambergris.
  • In the oily water round it we find ambergris and other fine and wonderful things.

Origen

late Middle English: from Old French ambre gris 'grey amber', as distinct from amber jaune 'yellow amber' (the resin).

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