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halitus

[ hal-i-tuhs ]
/ ˈhæl ɪ təs /
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noun, plural hal·i·tus·es.
breath; exhalation; vapor.
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Origin of halitus

1655–65; <Latin, equivalent to hāl(āre) to breathe, exhale + -itus suffix of v. action (probably by analogy with spīritusspirit)

OTHER WORDS FROM halitus

ha·lit·u·os·i·ty [huh-lich-oo-os-i-tee], /həˌlɪtʃ uˈɒs ɪ ti/, nounha·lit·u·ous [huh-lich-oo-uhs], /həˈlɪtʃ u əs/, adjective
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