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blackwater

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noun black·wa·ter \ˈblak-ˌwȯ-tər, -ˌwä-\

Definition of blackwater

  1. :  any of several diseases (as blackwater fever) characterized by dark-colored urine




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blackwater

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noun black·wa·ter \ˈblak-ˌwȯt-ər, -ˌwät-\

Medical Definition of blackwater

  1. :  any of several diseases (as blackwater fever or Texas fever) characterized by dark-colored urine




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