murrain

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mur·rain

noun \ˈmər-ən, ˈmə-rən\

Definition of MURRAIN

:  a pestilence or plague especially affecting domestic animals

Origin of MURRAIN

Middle English moreyne, from Anglo-French morine, from morir to die, from Latin mori — more at murder
First Known Use: 14th century

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