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windgall

[ wind-gawl ]
/ ˈwɪndˌgɔl /
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noun Veterinary Pathology.
a puffy distention of the synovial bursa at the fetlock joint.
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Origin of windgall

First recorded in 1515–25; wind1 + gall2

OTHER WORDS FROM windgall

windgalled, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for windgall

windgall
/ (ˈwɪndˌɡɔːl) /

noun
vet science a soft swelling in the area of the fetlock joint of a horse

Derived forms of windgall

windgalled, adjective

Word Origin for windgall

C16: from wind 1 + gall ²
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