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noun [C]     /ˈkɔː.rɔɪd/ US  /ˈkɔːr.ɔɪd/ specialized
the layer between the retina and the outer white covering of the eye , which contains blood vessels and pigment (= substance giving colour )The eye and surrounding areaEyesight, glasses and lensesUsing the eyes
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