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Main Entry: spec·i·men
Pronunciation: 'spes-m&n, 'spe-s&-
Function: noun
Etymology: Latin, from specere to look at, look -- more at SPY
Date: 1610
1 a : an individual, item, or part considered typical of a group, class, or whole b : a portion or quantity of material for use in testing, examination, or study <a urine specimen>
2 a : something that obviously belongs to a particular category but is noticed by reason of an individual distinguishing characteristic b : PERSON, INDIVIDUAL <he's a tough specimen>
3 : a plant grown for exhibition or in the open to display its full development <specimen trees>
synonym see INSTANCE
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