ambergris ambergris  /ˈæm bər ɡrɪs/

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  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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