styfsiekte

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

Definition of styfsiekte

plural -s
Africa
: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


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