lumpy jaw

nounPathology, Veterinary Pathology.

Origin of lumpy jaw

An Americanism dating back to 1885–90

Words Nearby lumpy jaw Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use lumpy jaw in a sentence

  • The cows are known to be free from tuberculosis, actinomycosis (lumpy jaw), and foot and mouth disease.

    The Mother and Her Child | William S. Sadler

British Dictionary definitions for lumpy jaw

lumpy jaw

  1. vet science a nontechnical name for actinomycosis

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