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joss sticknoun [C]

uk   /ˈdʒɒs ˌstɪk/  us   /ˈdʒɑːs ˌstɪk/
a ​thinwoodenstickcovered in a ​substance that is ​burned to ​produce a ​pleasantsmell
(Definition of joss stick from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “joss stick”
in Spanish pebete, varilla de incienso…
in Vietnamese nén hương…
in Malaysian colok…
in Thai ธูป…
in French bâton d’encens…
in German der Räucherstab…
in Chinese (Simplified) (缓缓燃烧并发出香味的)线香…
in Indonesian hio…
in Chinese (Traditional) (緩緩燃燒並發出香味的)線香…
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