nagana

noun
na·​ga·​na | \nə-ˈgä-nə \

Definition of nagana 

: trypanosomiasis (especially when caused by Trypanosoma brucei) of domestic animals

First Known Use of nagana

1895, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for nagana

Zulu unakane, ulunakane

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nagana

noun
na·​ga·​na
variants: also n'gana \nə-​ˈgä-​nə \

Medical Definition of nagana 

: a highly fatal disease of domestic animals in tropical Africa caused by a flagellated protozoan of the genus Trypanosoma and transmitted by tsetse and other biting flies broadly : trypanosomiasis of domestic animals

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