Job's tears

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Job's tears

noun plural

Definition of JOB'S TEARS

1
:  hard usually pearly white seeds of a tropical southeast Asian grass (Coix lacryma-jobi) often used as beads
2
singular in construction :  the grass producing Job's tears

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1597

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