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specimen

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈspesəmɪn/
EXAMPLE an animal, plant, etc used as an example of its type, especially for scientific study: This is one of the museum's finest specimens.Samples and examples
SMALL AMOUNT a small amount of a substance, such as blood, that is used for a testMedical examination
Translations of “specimen”
in Korean 샘플, 견본…
in Arabic عَيّنة, نَموذَج…
in French spécimen…
in Turkish örnek, numune, göstermelik…
in Italian esemplare, campione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 樣品, 標本, 樣本…
in Russian образец, экземпляр…
in Polish okaz, próbka…
in Spanish espécimen, muestra…
in Portuguese espécime, exemplar…
in German das Exemplar…
in Catalan espècimen…
in Japanese 見本, 標本…
in Chinese (Simplified) 样品, 标本, 样本…
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