blackwater definition

  • noun:
    • Waste liquid prone to consist of significant degrees of fecal matter.
    • any one of several personal or animal diseases described as dark urine caused by fast break down of red blood cells; -- used especially of blackwater fever, a severe form of malaria due to the bloodstream parasite Plasmodium falciparum.
    • an ailment of sheep.
    • any one of several human or animal diseases described as dark urine caused by rapid breakdown of purple bloodstream cells

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