noun Veterinary Pathology.
any swelling, inflammatory or otherwise, on the point of the hock of horses.
DISCOVER THE INFLUENCE OF PORTUGUESE ON ENGLISH VIA THIS QUIZ!
We’ve gathered some interesting words donated to English from Portuguese … as well as some that just don’t translate at all. Do you know what they mean?
Question 1 of 11
Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Origin of capped hock
First recorded in 1825–35
Words nearby capped hock
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