how to pronounce horehound


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the above transcription of horehound is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

horehound is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of horehound in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… elderberry and horehound on another day …”

meanings of horehound


  1. Any plant of the genus Marrubium.
  2. Any plant of the genus Ballota.
  3. A herb, Marrubium vulgare, of the mint family, traditionally used as a cough remedy and to make a type of hard candy.

horehound frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word horehound occurs in english on average 0 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics horehound can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that horehound can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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