megrim


me·grim

noun \ˈmē-grəm\

Definition of MEGRIM

1
a :  migraine
b :  vertigo, dizziness
2
a :  fancy, whim
b plural :  low spirits

Examples of MEGRIM

  1. <having no sense of purpose, he was often at the mercy of the strange megrims that sprang into his head>

Origin of MEGRIM

Middle English migreime, from Middle French migraine — more at migraine
First Known Use: 14th century

me·grim

noun \ˈmē-grəm\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MEGRIM

1
a : migraine b : vertigo
2
: any of numerous diseases of animals marked by disturbance of equilibrium and abnormal gait and behavior—usually used in plural

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