ambergris ambergris  /ˈæm bər ɡrɪs/


  • (n) waxy substance secreted by the sperm whale and found floating at sea or washed ashore; used in perfume


  1. Zheng He himself loaded his ships with ambergris, elephant tusk and rhino horn.
  2. It contains a complete exhibit of old New Bedford and Nantucket whaling days, including whaling implements, ambergris, immense whale skeletons.


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