jaloste

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jalostaa (to refine) +‎ -e

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jaloste

  1. Any material, but especially a foodstuff, obtained by refining or processing a raw material (sense "material in its unprocessed, natural state"). Often used in compound terms and translated into English as "raw material + product" or "processed + raw material".
    lihajaloste = processed meat, meat product
    marjajaloste = processed berries
  2. (agriculture) An improved cultivar or variety of a plant obtained by various selective breeding, cross-breeding and genetic techniques.

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