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 (vĭ-jē′ə, -hē′-)
A warning on a navigational chart indicating a possible rock, shoal, or other hazard, the exact position of which is unknown.

[Spanish vigía, from Portuguese vigia, from vigiar, to look out, from Latin vigilāre; see vigilante.]


(Nautical Terms) nautical a navigational hazard marked on a chart although its existence and nature has not been confirmed
[C19: from Spanish vigía reef, from Latin vigilāre to keep watch]
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linoleic acid, glycine soja (soybean) sterols, phospholipids, tocotrienols, sodium hyaluronate, bisabolol, magnolia officinalis (magnolia) bark extract, tetrahexyldecyl ascorbate (vitamin c), phoenix dactylifera (date) seed extract, plukenetia volubilis seed oil, epilobium angustifolium flower extract
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INCI name: Plukenetia volubilis seed oil (and) schinus terebinthifolius seed extract