blouwildebeesoog

noun blou·wil·de·bees·oog \ˈblau̇ˌvildəˌbāˌsȯḵ\

Definition of blouwildebeesoog

plural

-s

Africa

  1. :  a disease marked by exophthalmos, blindness, and frequently rupture of the eyeball occurring in sheep that come in contact with the gnu and probably due to an unidentified infective agent

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Origin and Etymology of blouwildebeesoog

Afrikaans, from blouwildebees brindled gnu + oog eye, from Middle Dutch ōghe; akin to Old English ēage eye — more at blue wildebeest, eye


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