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glanders


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Glanders  \Glan"ders\,  n.  [From  {Gland}.]  (Far.) 
  A  highly  contagious  and  very  destructive  disease  of  horses, 
  asses,  mules,  etc.,  characterized  by  a  constant  discharge  of 
  sticky  matter  from  the  nose,  and  an  enlargement  and 
  induration  of  the  glands  beneath  and  within  the  lower  jaw.  It 
  may  transmitted  to  dogs,  goats,  sheep,  and  to  human  beings. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  glanders 
  n  :  a  destructive  and  contagious  bacterial  disease  of  horses 




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