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Chocolatier dismisses other whitish type of material (6)

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I believe the answer is:

calico

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'material' is the definition.

(calico is a kind of material)

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This clue was last seen in The Irish Times

(Other definitions for calico that I've seen before include "Cotton cloth or fabric", "Unbleached cotton cloth", "White cotton fabric", "Plain cotton cloth, white or unbleached", "Coarse cloth with a bright print", "spotted in America", "Coarse printed cotton cloth", "Given material for dress", "Type of cotton cloth" and "Unbleached sixteen down cloth".)

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