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mace

noun uk   /meɪs/ us  

mace noun (SPICE)

[U] a spice made from the dried shell of nutmegHerbs and spices

mace noun (ROD)

[C] a decorated rod that is carried by or put in front of particular public officials as a symbol of their authorityCeremonial clothes and objects
(Definition of mace noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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