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      n   pl   , -ries     (Med)  
1    a device for inserting into the vagina, either as a support for the uterus or (diaphragm pessary) as a contraceptive  
2    a medicated vaginal suppository  
     (C14: from Late Latin pessarium, from Latin pessum, from Greek pessos plug)  
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Peary, Pessoa, Pesaro, passer-by

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