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podagra

[ poh-dag-ruh, pod-uh-gruh ]
/ poʊˈdæg rə, ˈpɒd ə grə /
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noun Pathology.
gouty inflammation of the great toe.
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Origin of podagra

1250–1300; Middle English <Latin <Greek podágra literally, foot-trap, equivalent to pod-pod- + ágra a catching, seizure

OTHER WORDS FROM podagra

po·dag·ral, po·dag·ric, po·dag·rous, adjective

Words nearby podagra

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How to use podagra in a sentence

  • 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
  • But the gout takes him, you said--nodosa podagra, as my friend Ovid would say?

    In Clive's Command|Herbert Strang
  • 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

podagra
/ (pəˈdæɡrə) /

noun
gout of the foot or big toe

Derived forms of podagra

podagral, podagric, podagrical or podagrous, adjective

Word Origin for podagra

C15: via Latin from Greek, from pous foot + agra a trap
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