scalma

noun
scal·​ma | \ ˈskalmə \
plural -s

Definition of scalma

: a mild virus disease of the horse marked by inflammation of the pharynx, larynx, and bronchi and by a severe cough

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History and Etymology for scalma

New Latin, from Old High German scalmo pestilence

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“Scalma.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scalma. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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