lumpy jaw

noun

Definition of lumpy jaw

: actinomycosis especially : actinomycosis of the head in cattle

First Known Use of lumpy jaw

1890, in the meaning defined above

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“Lumpy jaw.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lumpy%20jaw. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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lumpy jaw

noun
\ ˌləm-pē- How to pronounce lumpy jaw (audio) \
variants: also lump jaw

Medical Definition of lumpy jaw

: actinomycosis especially : actinomycosis of the head in cattle

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