gout

noun \ ˈgau̇t \

Definition of gout

1 :a metabolic disease marked by a painful inflammation of the joints, deposits of urates in and around the joints, and usually an excessive amount of uric acid in the blood
2 :a mass or aggregate especially of something fluid often gushing or bursting forth

gouty

play \ˈgau̇-tē\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of gout

Middle English goute, from Anglo-French gute drop, gout, from Latin gutta drop


GOUT Defined for English Language Learners

gout

noun

Definition of gout for English Language Learners

  • : a disease that causes painful swelling of the joints especially in the toes


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gout

noun \ ˈgau̇t \

medical Definition of gout

:a metabolic disease marked by a painful inflammation of the joints, deposits of urates in and around the joints, and usually an excessive amount of uric acid in the blood

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