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orthodonture

[ awr-thuh-don-cher ]
/ ˈɔr θəˌdɒn tʃər /
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noun
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Origin of orthodonture

1965–70; apparently blend of orthodontia and denture, probably originally (or exclusively) in r-less accents, in which both words end in (ə)
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How to use orthodonture in a sentence

  • "Yo' think I never had no orthodonture, whatever thet is," he said.

    Tinker's Dam|Joseph Tinker
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