noun plural but usually singular in construction

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

Word History


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 25 Sep. 2023.

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