noun der·ri·en·gue \ˌderēˈeŋˌgā\

Definition of derriengue



  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of derriengue

Mexican Spanish

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to cast off or become cast off

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