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singultus

[ sing-guhl-tuhs ]
/ s瑟艐藞g蕦l t蓹s /
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noun, plural sin路gul路tus路es.Medicine/Medical.
a hiccup.
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Also sin路gul路ta路tion [sing-guhl-tey-shuhn]. /藢s瑟艐 g蓹l藞te瑟 蕛蓹n/.

Origin of singultus

1745鈥55; <Latin: sob, dying breath, hiccup

OTHER WORDS FROM singultus

sin路gul路tous, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for singultus

singultus
/ (s瑟艐藞伞蕦lt蓹s) /

noun
a technical name for hiccup

Word Origin for singultus

C18: from Latin, literally: a sob
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