trench foot

noun
|Updated on: 6 Jul 2018

Definition of trench foot

: a painful foot disorder resembling frostbite and resulting from prolonged exposure to cold and wet

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1915

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trench foot

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: a painful foot disorder resembling frostbite and resulting from exposure to cold and wet

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