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One entry found for choleric.
Main Entry: cho·ler·ic
Pronunciation: primarystresskäl-schwa-rik, kschwa-primarystressler-ik
Function: adjective
Etymology: from earlier choler "yellow bile," from Middle English coler (same meaning), from early French colere (same meaning), from Latin cholera "cholera," from Greek (same meaning), taken by ancient authors as caused by bile (Greek cholemacron) --see Word History at HUMOR
: easily made angry : hot tempered

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