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thoroughwort

[ thur-oh-wurt, -wawrt, -uh-wurt, -uh-wawrt, thuhr- ]
/ ˈθɜr oʊˌwɜrt, -wɔrt, -əˌwɜrt, -əˌwɔrt, ˈθʌr- /
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Origin of thoroughwort

An Americanism dating back to 1805–15; thorough + wort2
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