bird-plague

bird plague

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avian influenza

noun
an acute, usually fatal viral disease of chickens and other domestic and wild birds except pigeons, characterized by sudden onset of symptoms including fever, swollen head and neck, bluish-black comb and wattle, and difficult respiration.
Also called bird plague, fowl plague.
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