fescue foot

noun

Definition of fescue foot

: a disease of the feet of cattle resembling ergotism that is associated with feeding on fescue grass and especially tall fescue

First Known Use of fescue foot

1949, in the meaning defined above

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“Fescue foot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fescue%20foot. Accessed 15 Jul. 2020.

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fescue foot

noun
fes·​cue foot | \ ˈfes-(ˌ)kyü- How to pronounce fescue foot (audio) \

Medical Definition of fescue foot

: a disease of the feet of cattle resembling ergotism that is associated with feeding on fescue grass (genus Festuca) and especially tall fescue

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