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dander (n.1)

"scurf, dandruff," 1786; earlier dandro (1590s), of uncertain origin (see dandruff).

dander (n.2)

"temper, anger, passion," 1831, American English, of unknown origin; perhaps a figurative use somehow of dander (n.1), or of West Indian dander, dunder "fermentation of sugar" (in English from 1796), from Spanish redundar "to overflow," from Latin redundare (see redundant).

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