noun (used with a singular verb) Veterinary Pathology.

inflammation and swelling of the submaxillary gland in horses.

Origin of vives

1515–25; earlier avives < Middle French < Spanish adibas < Arabic al-dhi’bah literally, the she-wolf Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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