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spermaceti

sper·ma·cet·i

spermaceti

 
pronunciation:
spuhr m si taI [or] spuhr m si ti [or] spuhr m se taI [or] spuhr m se ti
part of speech: noun
definition: a white waxy substance obtained from oil in the head of a sperm whale, used in candles, cosmetics, and ointments.