spavin

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spav·in

noun \ˈspa-vən\

Definition of SPAVIN

:  swelling; especially :  a bony enlargement of the hock of a horse associated with strain

Origin of SPAVIN

Middle English spavayne, from Middle French espavin, alteration of Old French esparvains, probably of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German sparo sparrow (likened to a lump)
First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with SPAVIN

spav·in

noun \ˈspav-ən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SPAVIN

: a bony enlargement of the hock of a horse associated with strain
spav·ined \-ənd\ adjective

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