Cholers



[kol-er] /ˈkɒl ər/

noun
1.
irascibility; anger; wrath; irritability.
2.
Old Physiology. .
3.
Obsolete. .
/ˈkɒlə/
noun
1.
anger or ill humour
2.
(archaic) one of the four bodily humours; yellow bile See humour (sense 8)
3.
(obsolete) biliousness
noun

constant irritation or anger; wrath
Word Origin

Greek name of a disease
n.

late 14c., “bile,” as one of the humors, supposed to cause irascibility or temper, from Old French colere “bile, anger,” from Late Latin cholera “bile” (see cholera).

choler n.

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