clyer

noun
cly·​er | \ ˈklī(ə)r \
plural -s

Definition of clyer

1 : a tuberculous lymph node in cattle
2 clyers plural : tuberculosis of the bovine lymphatic system

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History and Etymology for clyer

Dutch klier gland, scrofula, from Middle Dutch cliere; akin to Frisian klīr gland

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“Clyer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/clyer. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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