blackwater

noun
black·​wa·​ter | \ ˈblak-ˌwȯ-tər How to pronounce blackwater (audio) , -ˌwä- \

Definition of blackwater

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

First Known Use of blackwater

1732, in the meaning defined above

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“Blackwater.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blackwater. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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blackwater

noun
black·​wa·​ter | \ ˈblak-ˌwȯt-ər, -ˌwät- How to pronounce blackwater (audio) \

Medical Definition of blackwater

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

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