kromnek disease

noun krom·nek disease \ ˈkrämˌnek- \

Definition of kromnek disease

in southern Africa

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Origin and Etymology of kromnek disease

Afrikaans kromnek, from krom crooked (from Dutch, from Middle Dutch crom, cromb) + nek neck, from Dutch, from Middle Dutch necke nape of the neck; akin to Old English crumb crooked and to Old English hnecca neck


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