Definition of clyer
1 : a tuberculous lymph node in cattle
2 clyers plural : tuberculosis of the bovine lymphatic system
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Origin and Etymology of clyer
Dutch klier gland, scrofula, from Middle Dutch cliere; akin to Frisian klīr gland
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