dander


dan·der

noun \ˈdan-dər\

Definition of DANDER

1
:  dandruff; specifically :  minute scales from hair, feathers, or skin that may be allergenic
2
:  anger, temper <now don't get your dander up>

Origin of DANDER

alteration of dandruff
First Known Use: 1786

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dan·der

noun \ˈdan-dər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DANDER

: dandruff; specifically : minute scales from hair, feathers, or skin that may act as allergens

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