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(Greek: karphos, straw, dry stock, bit, or scrap; from karphein, to wither, to wrinkle, to dry)
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bite the dust (verb), bites the dust; bit the dust; ; biting the dust
To die or to stop functioning: Joe's old car finally bit the dust and he had to buy a new vehicle.

The old horse has bitten the dust and will have to be buried in the field.

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