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[poh-dag-ruh, pod-uh-gruh] /poʊˈdæg rə, ˈpɒd ə grə/
noun, Pathology.
gouty inflammation of the great toe.
Origin of podagra
1250-1300; Middle English < Latin < Greek podágra literally, foot-trap, equivalent to pod- pod- + ágra a catching, seizure
Related forms
podagral, podagric, podagrous, adjective Unabridged
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  • His podagra hath become a chiragra, as honest Martial hath it—the gout has got into his fingers, and he cannot draw his purse.

    The Abbot Sir Walter Scott
  • He had the podagra, (or gout), and ought not to have ventured forth; but zeal would not let him rest.

British Dictionary definitions for podagra


gout of the foot or big toe
Derived Forms
podagral, podagric, podagrical, podagrous, adjective
Word Origin
C15: via Latin from Greek, from pous foot + agra a trap
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podagra in Medicine

podagra po·dag·ra (pə-dāg'rə)
Gout, especially of the big toe.

po·dag'ral or po·dag'ric adj.
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