specimen

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA (key): /ˈspɛsɪmɪn/
  • Hyphenation: spe‧ci‧men

Noun[change]

Singular
specimen

Plural
specimens

Postcard: "Be careful, Clara, that's a fine specimen!" (eligible man)
  1. (countable) A specimen is a sample of an animal, plant or mineral that is used for scientific studies.