limberneck

[lim-ber-nek]

noun Veterinary Pathology.

a fatal infection of botulism affecting birds, especially chickens and ducks, characterized by weakness of the neck muscles and inability to eat.

Nearby words

  1. limber,
  2. limber hole,
  3. limber pine,
  4. limber up,
  5. limberly,
  6. limbic,
  7. limbic system,
  8. limbless,
  9. limbo,
  10. limbourg

Origin of limberneck

First recorded in 1905–10; limber1 + neck

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