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plastid

  

      n   any of various small particles in the cytoplasm of the cells of plants and some animals that contain pigments (see chromoplast), starch, oil, protein, etc.  
     (C19: via German from Greek plastes sculptor, from plassein to form)  
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plasmid, plastic, plaid, plasmoid

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