podagra

noun
po·​dag·​ra | \ pə-ˈda-grə How to pronounce podagra (audio) \

Definition of podagra

: a painful condition of the big toe caused by gout

First Known Use of podagra

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for podagra

Middle English, from Latin, from Greek, literally, foot trap, from pod-, pous + agra hunt, catch; probably akin to Greek agein to drive, lead — more at agent

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“Podagra.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/podagra. Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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podagra

noun
po·​dag·​ra | \ pə-ˈdag-rə How to pronounce podagra (audio) \

Medical Definition of podagra

1 : gout
2 : a painful condition of the big toe caused by gout

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