chorine

[kawr-in, kohr-een]
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Origin of chorine

An Americanism dating back to 1920–25; chor(us) + -ine2
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chorine, showgirl

Word Origin and History for chorine
n.

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

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