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blackwater

[blak-waw-ter, -wot-er] /ˈblækˌwɔ tər, -ˈwɒt ər/
noun, Pathology
1.
any of several human or animal diseases characterized by the production of dark urine as a result of the rapid breakdown of red blood cells.
Origin of blackwater
1790-1800
1790-1800; black + water
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blackwater
  (blāk'wô'tər)   
Wastewater containing bodily or other biological wastes, as from toilets, dishwashers, or kitchen drains. Compare graywater.
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