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Pronunciation of Hyssop: Learn how to pronounce Hyssop in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word hyssop:

1a small bushy aromatic plant of the mint family, the bitter minty leaves of which are used in cookery and herbal medicine.
Hyssopus officinalis, family Labiatae
2(in biblical use) a wild shrub of uncertain identity whose twigs were used for sprinkling in ancient Jewish rites of purification.

Old English hysope (reinforced in Middle English by Old French ysope), via Latin from Greek hyssōpos, of Semitic origin