murrain definition

  • noun:
    • Any of different extremely infectious conditions of cattle, as anthrax.
    • Obsolete A pestilence or serious infection.
    • Plague, infectious illness, pestilence.
    • Any of several extremely infectious conditions of cattle such anthrax.
    • An infectious and deadly condition among cattle.
    • an illness impacting domestic animals, particularly cattle; a cattle-plague or epizo├Âtic disease of any kind; in a more restricted feeling, exactly like foot-and-mouth disease (which see, under foot).
    • any disease of domestic creatures that resembles a plague
  • adjective:
    • Having, or suffering from, murrain.
  • others:
    • impacted with murrain.

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