kill-wart

noun
variants: or killwort \ ˈ⸗ˌ⸗ \

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History and Etymology for kill-wart

kill-wart from kill entry 1 + wart; from its use to remove warts; killwort by folk etymology from kill-wart

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“Kill-wart.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kill-wart. Accessed 11 May. 2021.

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