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Jumbo album by Fleetwood Mac starts to encounter ridicule (6)


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'ridicule' is the definition.
Both the definition and answer are singular nouns.
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(Other definitions for tusker that I've seen before include "origin for Merchant Ivory?" , "Elephant perhaps" , "Animal with long teeth like elephant or walrus" , "Animal with long teeth like elephant or wild boar" , "E.g. an elephant" .)

I've seen this clue in The Independent.
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