garget

[ gahr-git ]
/ ˈgɑr gɪt /

noun

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

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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

OTHER WORDS FROM garget

gar·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 forms of garget

gargety, adjective

Word Origin for garget

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