fescue foot


noun Veterinary Pathology.

a disease of the feet of cattle associated with feeding on certain fungus-infested fescue grasses, characterized by lameness and sometimes leading to gangrene.

Nearby words

  1. fervidor,
  2. fervor,
  3. fervour,
  4. fescennine,
  5. fescue,
  6. fess,
  7. fess point,
  8. fesse,
  9. fesse point,
  10. fessenden

Origin of fescue foot

First recorded in 1945–50

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019