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wooden tongue

noun, Veterinary Pathology
Origin of wooden tongue
1910-15, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for wooden tongue
  • Use a disposable spatula, such as a wooden tongue depressor, to remove the chemical from the bottle.
  • Its only door, which is formed from wooden tongue and groove panels with a heavy iron closure, is on its west side.
British Dictionary definitions for wooden tongue

wooden tongue

(vet science) the nontechnical name for actinobacillosis
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