Definitions

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  • noun Any of various essential oils containing monoterpene alcohols which are added to a henna mix to darken the color.
  • verb transitive To add such an essential oil to (a henna mix).
  • noun slang An interpreter (translator).
  • noun computing, slang An interpreter (program that parses and executes another program).

Etymologies

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Shortening of terpene.

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Shortening of interpreter.

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  • small town in Denmark, often then given to immigrants as their last name when they immigrate to the United States.

    July 31, 2014

  • I wonder if they use the word terpitude (instead of turpitude)

    August 1, 2014