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specialty

noun [C] (PRODUCT)   /ˈspeʃ·əl·ti/ (Br speciality,  /ˌspeʃ·iˈæl·ɪ·t̬i/)
a product that is unusually good in a particular place: Oysters are a local specialty. Paella is the specialty of the house at this restaurant.
(Definition of specialty noun (PRODUCT) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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