milk sickness


milk sickness

noun

Definition of MILK SICKNESS

1
:  an acute disease characterized by weakness, vomiting, and constipation and caused by eating dairy products or meat from cattle poisoned by various plants
2
:  tremble 2

First Known Use of MILK SICKNESS

1823

milk sickness

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MILK SICKNESS

: an acute disease characterized by weakness, vomiting, and constipation and caused by eating dairy products or meat from cattle affected with trembles

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