farcies

farcy

[fahr-see]
noun, plural farcies. Veterinary Pathology.
a form of glanders chiefly affecting the skin and superficial lymphatic vessels of horses and mules.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English farsy(n) < Anglo-French, Middle French farcin < Late Latin farcīminum glandular disease (Latin farcī(re) to stuff + Late Latin -minum for Latin -men noun suffix)

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farcy (ˈfɑːsɪ)
 
n , pl -cies
vet science a form of glanders in which lymph vessels near the skin become thickened, with skin lesions and abscess-forming nodules, caused by a bacterium, Burkholderia mallei
 
[C15: from Old French farcin, from Late Latin farcīminum glanders, from Latin farcīmen a sausage, from farcīre to stuff]

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