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chorine

[kawr-in, kohr-een] /ˈkɔr ɪn, ˈkoʊr in/
noun
1.
Origin of chorine
1920-1925
An Americanism dating back to 1920-25; chor(us) + -ine2
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Word Origin and History for chorine
n.

"chorus girl," 1924, from chorus + fem. ending -ine.

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