quittor

noun

quit·​tor ˈkwi-tər How to pronounce quittor (audio)
: a purulent inflammation of the feet especially of horses and donkeys

Word History

Etymology

Middle English quiture pus, discharge, from Anglo-French

First Known Use

1703, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of quittor was in 1703

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Cite this Entry

“Quittor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quittor. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

Medical Definition

quittor

noun
quit·​tor ˈkwit-ər How to pronounce quittor (audio)
: a purulent inflammation of the cartilage of the lower leg and foot of horses
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