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New Latin, from Greek onopordon pellitory, from onos ass + -pordon (from pordē expulsion of intestinal gas); akin to Greek perdesthai to break wind
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“Onopordon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Onopordon. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.
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