der·​ri·​en·​gue | \ ˌderēˈeŋˌgā\
plural -s

Definition of derriengue

: a highly fatal paralytic disease of cattle and sometimes other livestock that occurs in the Pacific coast states of Mexico and is caused by a virus related to or identical with that of rabies and probably transmitted by the bite of vampire bats

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Mexican Spanish

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of or relating to a parable or parabola

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