from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun One of the four humors of ancient and medieval physiology, thought to cause anger and bad temper when present in excess; choler.
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- noun One of the four
humoursof ancient and mediaeval physiology, that was believed to be secreted by the liverand to cause irascibility, anger, and bad temper when present in excess.
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- noun a humor that was once believed to be secreted by the liver and to cause irritability and anger
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