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- n. Alternative spelling of red water. (disease of cattle)
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A disease of cattle, also called hemoglobinuria, or hemoglobinemia, because the coloring matter (hemoglobin) of the red blood-corpuscles which have been broken up in the system appears in the urine, and imparts to it a pale-red or a dark-red, port-wine color.
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