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Cloud of gas and dust (6 letter answer)

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The answer NEBULA is seen occasionally, appearing about once every 750 puzzles.

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NEBULA as a noun:

1. a medicinal liquid preparation intended for use in an atomizer
2. cloudiness of the urine
3. an immense cloud of gas (mainly hydrogen) and dust in interstellar space
4. (pathology) a faint cloudy spot on the cornea