noun plural but usually singular in construction
variants: or mallenders \ ˈmaləndə(r)z \

Definition of malanders

: a chronic eczema occurring usually on the posterior or flexion surface of the knee of a horse's foreleg — compare sallenders

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History and Etymology for malanders

Middle English malawnder (singular) sore on a horse's knee, from Middle French malandre, from Latin malandria sore on a horse's neck

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“Malanders.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Feb. 2020.

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