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dourine

[doo-reen] /dʊˈrin/
noun, Veterinary Pathology
1.
an infectious disease of horses, affecting the genitals and hind legs, caused by a protozoan parasite, Trypanosoma equiperdum.
Origin of dourine
1880-1885
1880-85; < French; compare Arabic darin scabby
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dourine

/ˈdʊəriːn/
noun
1.
an infectious venereal disease of horses characterized by swollen glands, inflamed genitals, and paralysis of the hindquarters, caused by the protozoan Trypanosoma equiperdum contracted during copulation
Word Origin
C19: from French, from Arabic darina to be dirty, scabby
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