bumblefoot

[ buhm-buh l-foo t ]
/ ˈbʌm bəlˌfʊt /

noun Veterinary Pathology.

a swelling, sometimes purulent, of the ball of the foot in fowl.

Nearby words

  1. bumble-puppy,
  2. bumblebee,
  3. bumblebeefish,
  4. bumbleberry,
  5. bumbledom,
  6. bumbleheaded,
  7. bumblepuppy,
  8. bumbling,
  9. bumblingly,
  10. bumboat

Origin of bumblefoot

First recorded in 1860–65; bumble1 + foot

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British Dictionary definitions for bumble-foot

bumble-foot

noun

vet science an inflammatory condition of the feet of birds, usually caused by an infection
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