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dry goods

noun [plural] uk   us  

dry goods noun [plural] (FOOD)

food, such as coffee and flour, that is solid and dry

dry goods noun [plural] (CLOTH)

US old-fashioned ( UK drapery) cloth, pins, thread, etc. used for sewing
Translations of “dry goods”
in Chinese (Traditional) 食物, 乾貨(如咖啡、麵粉等)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 食物, 干货(如咖啡、面粉等)…
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