east coast fever

noun

a disease of cattle, endemic in east and central Africa, caused by a parasite, Theileria parva, that is carried by ticks

Nearby words

  1. east cape,
  2. east chicago,
  3. east china sea,
  4. east cleveland,
  5. east coast,
  6. east detroit,
  7. east dunbartonshire,
  8. east end,
  9. east ender,
  10. east flanders

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