[ liv-er-rot ]
/ ˈlɪv ərˌrɒt /
noun Veterinary Pathology.
a disease chiefly of sheep and cattle, characterized by sluggishness, weight loss, and local damage to the liver, caused by infection from the liver fluke.
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Origin of liver-rot
First recorded in 1830–40
Words nearby liver-rot
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