tic douloureux

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tic dou·​lou·​reux | \ ˈtik-ˌdü-lə-ˈrü How to pronounce tic douloureux (audio) , -ˈrər, -ˈrə \

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First Known Use of tic douloureux

1800, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tic douloureux

French, painful twitch

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“Tic douloureux.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tic%20douloureux. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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tic douloureux

noun
tic dou·​lou·​reux | \ ˈtik-ˌdü-lə-ˈrü How to pronounce tic douloureux (audio) , -ˈrə(r) How to pronounce tic douloureux (audio) \

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