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n, pl -lae (-ˌliː)
1. (Botany) starch obtained by washing the crushed parts of plants, such as the potato
2. (Zoology) faecal material, esp of insects
[C17: from Latin: burnt tartar, appearing as a crust in wine, from faex sediment]
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