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confused2020 | 13:11 Sat 15th Aug 2020 | Crosswords
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Is it paste produced in this plant? (8)

From crossers and definition I get that the answer is shamrock, but how it is parsed? Am I missing something obvious?



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Paste can also mean an imitation jewel

sham rock
Shamrock - 'sham rock'; paste; fake jewel
Sham rock could be a fake precious stone (i.e. paste, artificial jewellery)
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Thanks, all - it does seem obvious now you've explained it!

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