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

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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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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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