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ambergris

noun am·ber·gris \ˈam-bər-ˌgris, -ˌgrē(s)\

Medical Definition of AMBERGRIS

:  a waxy substance found floating in or on the shores of tropical waters, believed to originate in the intestines of the sperm whale, and used in perfumery as a fixative

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