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Job's-tearsˈdʒoʊbzˈtɪərz(n.)

  1. (used with a pl. v.) the hard, spherical bracts that surround the female flowers of an Asian grass, Coix lacryma-jobi, used as beads.

    Category: Plants

  2. (used with a sing. v.) the grass itself.

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