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burnt offering

noun [C] uk   us  
something, often an animal, that is burned in honour of a god UK humorous a meal that has been spoiled by burning
Translations of “burnt offering”
in Chinese (Traditional) (用於敬神的)燔祭,供品, 燒焦了的飯菜…
in Chinese (Simplified) (用于敬神的)燔祭,供品, 烧糊了的饭菜…
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