Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Discharge from the nasal mucous membrane, especially when excessive, as with an allergy or infection.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Mucous or mucopurulent discharge from the nose. Also called rhinoblennorrhea.

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  • noun medicine A persistent discharge of watery mucus from the nose; typical of the common cold.

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  • noun persistent watery mucus discharge from the nose (as in the common cold)

Etymologies

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rhino- + -rrhea, from Ancient Greek: ῥίς (rhis, "nose") (stem ῥινο (rhino)) with ῥοία (rhoia, "flow").

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