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Spanish translation of “specimen”


noun /ˈspesimin/
something used as a sample (of a group or kind of something, especially an object to be studied or to be put in a collection)
espécimen, muestra
We looked at specimens of different types of rock under the microscope.
(Definition of specimen from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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