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tsuris

noun tsu·ris \ˈtsü-ris, ˈtsr-is\\ˈtsr-is\

Definition of TSURIS

Variants of TSURIS

tsu·ris also tsou·ris \ˈtsü-ris, ˈtsr-is\ or tso·ris \ˈtsr-is\
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Origin of TSURIS

Yiddish tsures, tsores, plural of tsure, tsore trouble, distress, from Hebrew ṣārāh
First Known Use: 1901

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