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[poh-dag-ruh, pod-uh-gruh] /poʊˈdæg rə, ˈpɒd ə grə/
noun, Pathology.
gouty inflammation of the great toe.
Origin of podagra
1250-1300; Middle English < Latin < Greek podágra literally, foot-trap, equivalent to pod- pod- + ágra a catching, seizure
Related forms
podagral, podagric, podagrous, adjective Unabridged
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  • He had the podagra, (or gout), and ought not to have ventured forth; but zeal would not let him rest.

  • His podagra hath become a chiragra, as honest Martial hath it—the gout has got into his fingers, and he cannot draw his purse.

    The Abbot Sir Walter Scott
British Dictionary definitions for podagra


gout of the foot or big toe
Derived Forms
podagral, podagric, podagrical, podagrous, adjective
Word Origin
C15: via Latin from Greek, from pous foot + agra a trap
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podagra in Medicine

podagra po·dag·ra (pə-dāg'rə)
Gout, especially of the big toe.

po·dag'ral or po·dag'ric adj.
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