styfsiekte

noun styf·siek·te \ˈstāfˌsēktə, ˈstīf-\
variants: or

styfziekte

\-ˌzē-\

Definition of styfsiekte

plural

-s

Africa

  1. :  aphosphorosis of cattle marked by faulty bone structure and lameness — compare lamsiekte

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Origin and Etymology of styfsiekte

Afrikaans styfsiekte, from styf stiff (from Dutch stijf, from Middle Dutch) + siekte disease, sickness, from Middle Dutch, from siek, siec ill, sick — more at stiff, sick


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