goitre

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Borrowing from French, either from Old French goitron, itself from Vulgar Latin *gutturiō, gutturiōnem, from Latin guttur, or a back-formation from French goitreux ‎(goitered).

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goitre ‎(plural goitres)

  1. An enlargement of the front and sides of the neck caused by inflammation of the thyroid gland.

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Etymology[edit]

It appears to be a regional derivation from Old French goitron, from Vulgar Latin *gutturiō, gutturiōnem, from Latin guttur, or a regressive derivation from goitreux.

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goitre m ‎(plural goitres)

  1. goitre

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