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Mastitis of domestic animals, especially cattle.
[Perhaps from Middle English, throat, from Old French gargate.]
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(Veterinary Science) archaic inflammation of the mammary gland of domestic animals, esp cattle
[C16 (in the sense: throat): from Old French gargate, perhaps from Latin gurges gulf]
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