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locoism

[loh-koh-iz-uh m] /ˈloʊ koʊˌɪz əm/
noun, Veterinary Pathology
1.
a disease chiefly of sheep, horses, and cattle, caused by the eating of locoweed and characterized by weakness, impaired vision, irregular behavior, and paralysis.
Also called loco, loco disease.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900, Americanism; loco + -ism
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locoism

/ˈləʊkəʊˌɪzəm/
noun
1.
another word for loco disease
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