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epizootic


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Epizootic  \Ep`i*zo*["o]t"ic\,  a.  [Cf.  F.  ['e]pizo["o]tique.] 
  1.  (Zo["o]l.)  Of  or  pertaining  to  an  epizo["o]n. 
 
  2.  (Geol.)  Containing  fossil  remains;  --  said  of  rocks, 
  formations,  mountains,  and  the  like  [Obs.] 
 
  Epizo["o]tic  mountains  are  of  secondary  formation. 
  --Kirwan. 
 
  3.  Of  the  nature  of  a  disease  which  attacks  many  animals  at 
  the  same  time;  --  corresponding  to  epidemic  diseases  among 
  men. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Epizooty  \Ep`i*zo"["o]*ty\,  Epizootic  \Ep`i*zo*["o]t"ic\,  n.  [F. 
  ['e]pizo["o]tie.] 
  An  epizo["o]tic  disease;  a  murrain;  an  epidemic  influenza 
  among  horses. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  epizootic 
  adj  :  (of  animals)  epidemic  among  animals  of  a  single  kind  within 
  a  particular  region;  "an  epizootic  disease" 




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