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braxy

[ brak-see ]
/ ˈbræk si /
Veterinary Pathology
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noun
Also called bradsot. an acute inflammatory disease of the intestines of sheep, caused by a bacterium, Clostridium septicum.
adjective
affected with braxy.
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Origin of braxy

1775–85; back formation from braxes (brax for bracks (plural of brack,Old English brǣc rheum; akin to break) + -es plural ending)
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British Dictionary definitions for braxy

braxy
/ (ˈbræksɪ) /

noun
an acute and usually fatal bacterial disease of sheep characterized by high fever, coma, and inflammation of the fourth stomach, caused by infection with Clostridium septicum

Word Origin for braxy

C18: of unknown origin
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