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malanders

or mal·lan·ders, mal·len·ders

[ mal-uhn-derz ]
/ ˈmæl ən dərz /
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noun (used with a singular verb)Veterinary Pathology.
a dry, scabby or scurfy eruption or scratch behind the knee in a horse's foreleg.
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Origin of malanders

1400–50; late Middle English malaunder<Middle French malander<Latin malandria blister on a horse's neck; see -s3
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British Dictionary definitions for malanders

malanders

mallanders or mallenders

/ (ˈmæləndəz) /

pl n
(functioning as singular) a disease of horses characterized by an eczematous inflammation behind the knee

Word Origin for malanders

C15: via Old French from Latin malandria sore on the neck of a horse
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