shovel beak

noun

vet science a deformity of the beak in intensively reared chicksAlso called: mandibular disease

Nearby words

  1. shove,
  2. shove off,
  3. shove-ha'penny,
  4. shove-halfpenny,
  5. shovel,
  6. shovel hat,
  7. shovel-nosed,
  8. shovelboard,
  9. shoveler,
  10. shovelful

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