Definition of garget in English:

garget

Syllabification: gar·get
Pronunciation: /ˈgärgit
 
/

noun

  • Inflammation of a cow’s or ewe’s udder.
    More example sentences
    • Early diagnosis of mastitis or garget is carried out by measuring the concentration of 3-hydroxybutyric acid in milk.
    • The early American settlers applied it in like manner as a poultice to inflammatory conditions of the cow's udder, in the disease known as garget, a circumstance which has given to the plant one of its common names, garget plant.
    • The list of micro-organisms found associated with garget is a very long one.

Origin

early 18th century: perhaps a special use of Old French gargate 'throat'; related to gargoyle. The term was used earlier to denote inflammation of the throat in cattle.

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