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gleet

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noun \ˈglēt\

Definition of gleet

  1. :  a chronic inflammation (as gonorrhea) of a bodily orifice usually accompanied by an abnormal discharge; also :  the discharge itself



Origin and Etymology of gleet

Middle English glet slimy or mucous matter, from Anglo-French glette, from Latin glittus viscous; akin to Latin gluten glue — more at clay


First Known Use: 14th century


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gleet

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noun \ˈglēt\

Medical Definition of gleet

  1. :  a chronic inflammation (as gonorrhea) of a bodily orifice usually accompanied by an abnormal discharge; also :  the discharge itself

gleety

\-ē\play adjective

gleetier

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gleetiest




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