windgall

noun
wind·​gall | \ ˈwin(d)-ˌgȯl How to pronounce windgall (audio) \

Definition of windgall

: a soft tumor or synovial swelling on a horse's leg in the region of the fetlock joint

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circa 1534, in the meaning defined above

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windgall

noun
wind·​gall | \ -ˌgȯl How to pronounce windgall (audio) \

Medical Definition of windgall

: a soft tumor or synovial swelling on a horse's leg in the region of the fetlock joint

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