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Topic: ILLNESS AND DISABILITY

Date: 1400-1500
Language: French
Origin: colique, from Latin colicus 'colicky', from Greek, from kolon; COLON

colic

noun
     
col‧ic [uncountable]
if a baby has colic, it has severe pain in its stomach and bowels
colicky adjective
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