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Bok globule

[ bok ]
/ bɒk /
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noun Astronomy.
a dense spherical cloud of gas and dust in interstellar space that absorbs light from stars.
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Also called globule.

Origin of Bok globule

First recorded in 1975–80; named after Bart J. Bok (1906–83), American astronomer

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