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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

glan•ders*ˈglæn dərz(n.)

  1. a contagious disease, chiefly affecting horses and mules, characterized by swelling at the jaw and a profuse nasal discharge, caused by the bacterium

    Pseudomonas mallei.

    Category: Veterinary Science

* (used with a sing. v.).

Origin of glanders:

1475–85; < MF glandres swollen glands < L glandulae swollen glands, lit., little acorns



  1. glanderous(Adjective)

    Characteristic of, pertaining to, or afflicted by glanders

Webster Dictionary

  1. Glanderous(adj)

    of or pertaining to glanders; of the nature of glanders


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