domsiekte

noun dom·siek·te \ˈdämˌsēktə\

Definition of domsiekte

plural

-s

  1. :  a pregnancy disease of sheep in southern Africa

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Origin and Etymology of domsiekte

Afrikaans, literally, stupid disease, from dom stupid (from Middle Dutch) + siekte disease, from Middle Dutch siecte, from siec ill, sick; akin to Old High German tumb inexperienced, foolish and Old High German sioh sick, ill — more at dumb, sick


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