quittor

noun quit·tor \ ˈkwi-tər \

Definition of quittor

: a purulent inflammation of the feet especially of horses and donkeys

Origin and Etymology of quittor

Middle English quiture pus, discharge, from Anglo-French


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quittor

noun quit·tor \ ˈkwit-ər \

medical Definition of quittor

: a purulent inflammation of the cartilage of the lower leg and foot of horses

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