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laqueus

[ley-kwee-uh s, lak-wee-] /ˈleɪ kwi əs, ˈlæk wi-/
noun, plural laquei
[ley-kwee-ahy, -kwee-ee, lak-wee-ahy, -wee-ee] /ˈleɪ kwiˌaɪ, -kwiˌi, ˈlæk wiˌaɪ, -wiˌi/ (Show IPA).
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< Latin: noose
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