- viscid, Viscid mucus secreted in the respiratory and digestive passages.
- A watery distilled liquor, in distinction from a spirituous liquor.
- One of the four humors of which the ancients supposed the blood to be composed.
- sluggishness, Sluggishness of temperament; dullness; want of interest; indifference; coldness.
Etymology: From w:French language, Frenchcategory:French derivations phlegme, flegme, w:Latin, Latin phlegma, from w:Greek language, Greek a flame, inflammation, phlegm, a morbid, clammy humor in the body, ''to burn. Compare with phlox, flagrant, flame, bleak (adjective), and fulminate.
- French: phlegme (1), glaire (1)
- Italian: espettorato
- Spanish: flema
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