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noun Veterinary Pathology.
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Origin of swine fever

First recorded in 1895–1900
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British Dictionary definitions for swine fever

swine fever

noun
an infectious viral disease of pigs, characterized by fever, refusal to eat, weight loss, and diarrhoeaUS term: hog cholera
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