colic vs gripes what difference

what is difference between colic and gripes

English

Alternative forms

  • cholick (archaic)
  • cholic (archaic)

Etymology

Borrowed from French colique. Ultimately derived from Ancient Greek κωλικός (kōlikós, suffering in the colon, adj).

Pronunciation

  • enPR: kŏlĭk
  • IPA(key): /ˈkɒl.ɪk/
  • Rhymes: -ɒlɪk

Noun

colic (countable and uncountable, plural colics)

  1. (pathology) Severe pains that grip the abdomen or the disease that causes such pains (due to intestinal or bowel-related problems).
  2. Severe fussiness and crying, especially of infants with certain medical conditions.
  3. A medicinal plant used to relieve such symptoms.

Derived terms

  • colicky

Translations

Adjective

colic (not comparable)

  1. Relating to the colon; colonic.

Translations



English

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -aɪps

Noun

gripes

  1. plural of gripe

Verb

gripes

  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of gripe

Anagrams

  • Grieps, gipser

Middle English

Noun

gripes

  1. plural of gripe (griffin)

Portuguese

Pronunciation

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈɡɾi.pis/

Noun

gripes f

  1. plural of gripe

Verb

gripes

  1. second-person singular (tu) present subjunctive of gripar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) negative imperative of gripar

Spanish

Noun

gripes f pl

  1. plural of gripe

Swedish

Verb

gripes

  1. present tense passive of gripa.

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