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Definition of jojoba noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    jojoba

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//həˈhəʊbə//
     
    , BrE//həʊˈhəʊbə//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//hoʊˈhoʊbə//
     
     
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  1. 1[uncountable] oil from the seeds of an American plant, often used in cosmetics
  2. 2 [uncountable, countable] the plant that produces these seeds
  3. Word Origin early 20th cent.: from Mexican Spanish.
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