noun plural but usually singular in construction mal·an·ders \ˈmaləndə(r)z\
variants: or



Definition of malanders

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of 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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