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Definition of colic noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

colic

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈkɒlɪk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɑːlɪk//
 
[uncountable]
 
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severe pain in the stomach and bowels, suffered especially by babies Word Origin late Middle English: from Old French colique, from late Latin colicus, from colon from Greek kōlon ‘limb, clause’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: colic