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rheumy

[roo-mee] /ˈru mi/
adjective, rheumier, rheumiest.
1.
pertaining to, causing, full of, or affected with rheum.
Origin
1585-1595
1585-95; rheum + -y1
Related forms
rheumily, adverb
rheuminess, noun
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rheumy

adj.

1590s, from rheum + -y (2).

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