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Gout of the foot, especially the big toe.
- ‘Selmer had for several years had podagra and a heart problem.’
- ‘Within 12 hours it became red, swollen and extremely painful, and before I knew it, I had podagra.’
Middle English: from Latin, from Greek pous, pod- foot + agra seizure.
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