Definition of garget in English:

garget

Line breaks: gar¦get
Pronunciation: /ˈɡɑːɡɪt
 
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noun

[mass 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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