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nu-metal (ˌnjuːˈmɛtəl)
a.  a type of rock music popular from the late 1990s, featuring much of the sound typical of heavy metal but also influenced by rap and hip-hop
 b.  (as modifier): a nu-metal band
[C20: from nu-, a form of new + (heavy) metal]

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