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limberneck

[lim-ber-nek] /ˈlɪm bərˌnɛk/
noun, Veterinary Pathology.
1.
a fatal infection of botulism affecting birds, especially chickens and ducks, characterized by weakness of the neck muscles and inability to eat.
Origin of limberneck
1905-1910
First recorded in 1905-10; limber1 + neck
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