pigeon pox

noun

Definition of pigeon pox

: a virus disease of pigeons which is closely related to fowl pox and the virus of which is often used to produce a vaccine against fowl pox that is safer though less lastingly effective than that prepared with fowl pox virus

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“Pigeon pox.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pigeon%20pox. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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