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orthodonture

[awr-thuh-don-cher] /ˈɔr θəˌdɒn tʃər/
noun
1.
orthodontia (def 2).
Origin of orthodonture
1965-1970
1965-70; apparently blend of orthodontia and denture, probably orig. (or exclusively) in r-less accents, in which both words end in (ə)
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  • "Yo' think I never had no orthodonture, whatever thet is," he said.

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orthodonture in Medicine

orthodonture or·tho·don·ture (ôr'thə-dŏn'chər)
n.
Variant of orthodontics.

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