follow Dictionary.com

Get the details behind our redesign

blue comb

noun, Veterinary Pathology
1.
a disease of birds resembling Bright's disease in humans affecting especially domestic fowl, characterized by fever, sunken eyes, and shriveling of the skin of the wattles, shanks, and comb.
Also called x-disease.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source

Word of The Day

Difficulty index for blue comb

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for blue

6
9
Scrabble Words With Friends