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shea

[shee, shey] /ʃi, ʃeɪ/
noun
1.
Origin
1799
1799; said to be < Bambara si (shea is Mungo Park's spelling)
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  • The new york mets play at shea stadium in flushing in queens.
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shea

/ˈʃɪə/
noun
1.
a tropical African sapotaceous tree, Butyrospermum parkii, with oily seeds
2.
shea butter, the white butter-like fat obtained from the seeds of this plant and used as food, to make soaps, etc
Word Origin
C18: from Bambara si
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SHEA

Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America
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