windgall

noun

wind·​gall ˈwin(d)-ˌgȯl How to pronounce windgall (audio)
: a soft tumor or synovial swelling on a horse's leg in the region of the fetlock joint

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1534, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of windgall was circa 1534

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“Windgall.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/windgall. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

Medical Definition

windgall

noun
wind·​gall -ˌgȯl How to pronounce windgall (audio)
: a soft tumor or synovial swelling on a horse's leg in the region of the fetlock joint
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