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jequirity or jequerity (dʒɪˈkwɪrɪtɪ)
n , pl -ties
1.  other names for Indian liquorice
2.  the seed of the Indian liquorice
[C19: from Portuguese jequirití, from Tupi-Guarani jekirití]
jequerity or jequerity
[C19: from Portuguese jequirití, from Tupi-Guarani jekirití]

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