garget

[ gahr-git ]
/ ˈgɑr gɪt /
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noun

Veterinary Pathology. inflammation of the udder of a cow; bovine mastitis.

Nearby words

  1. garfunkel,
  2. garg.,
  3. garganey,
  4. gargantua,
  5. gargantuan,
  6. gargle,
  7. gargoyle,
  8. gargoylism,
  9. gari,
  10. garibaldi

Origin of garget

1580–90; earlier, inflammation of the head or throat in livestock, apparently the same word as Middle English garget, gargat throat < Middle French gargate

Related formsgar·get·y, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for garget

garget

/ (ˈɡɑːɡɪt) /

noun

archaic inflammation of the mammary gland of domestic animals, esp cattle
Derived Formsgargety, adjective

Word Origin for garget

C16 (in the sense: throat): from Old French gargate, perhaps from Latin gurges gulf

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