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ounce
Part of Speech: noun
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1. The twelfth part of a troy pound.
2. Fig.: A small portion; a bit.
3. A weight, the sixteenth part of a pound avoirdupois, and containing 437 grains.
4. A feline quadruped ( Felis irbis, uncia) resembling the leopard in size, and somewhat in color, but it has longer and thicker fur, which forms a short mane on the back.
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