lam pases

lampas

[lam-puhs]
noun Veterinary Pathology.
congestion of the mucous membrane of the hard palate of horses.
Also, lampers.


Origin:
1515–25; < Middle French: disease of horses, Old French: disease (of men) with great thirst as symptom

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lampas or lampers1 (ˈlæmpəs, ˈlæmpəz)
 
n
a swelling of the mucous membrane of the hard palate of horses
 
[C16: from Old French; origin obscure]
 
lampers or lampers1
 
n
 
[C16: from Old French; origin obscure]

lampas2 (ˈlæmpəs)
 
n
an ornate damask-like cloth of cotton or silk and cotton, used in upholstery
 
[C14 (a kind of crepe): probably from Middle Dutch lampers]

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