gleet


gleet

noun \ˈglēt\

Definition of GLEET

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

Origin 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

gleet

noun \ˈglēt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GLEET

: a chronic inflammation (as gonorrhea) of a bodily orifice usually accompanied by an abnormal discharge; also : the discharge itself
gleety \-ē\ adjective, gleet·i·er gleet·i·est

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