malanders
malanders mal"an*ders (m[a^]l"an*d[~e]rz), n. pl. [F. malandres, fr. L. malandria blisters or pustules on the neck, especially in horses.] (Far.) A scurfy eruption in the bend of the knee of the fore leg of a horse. See {Sallenders}. [Written also {mallenders}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • malanders — [mal′ən dərz] pl.n. [ME malawnder < MFr malandre < L malandria, blisters or pustules on the neck, esp. of horses] a variety of eczema around the knee of a horse s foreleg: see SALLENDERS …   English World dictionary

  • malanders — /mal euhn deuhrz/, n. (used with a sing. v.) Vet. Pathol. a dry, scabby or scurfy eruption or scratch behind the knee in a horse s foreleg. Also, mallanders, mallenders. Cf. sallenders. [1400 50; late ME malaunder < MF malander < L malandria… …   Universalium

  • malanders — mælÉ™ndÉ™(r)z n. scabby eruption which occurs behind the knee in horses (Veterinary Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • malanders — mal·an·ders …   English syllables

  • malanders — /məˈlændəz/ (say muh landuhz) plural noun a dry, scabby or scurfy eruption or scratch behind the knee in horses. Also, mallenders. {late Middle English, from French malandres, from Latin malandria blisters on the neck} …   Australian English dictionary

  • malanders — var. of MALLENDERS. * * * /mal euhn deuhrz/, n. (used with a sing. v.) Vet. Pathol. a dry, scabby or scurfy eruption or scratch behind the knee in a horse s foreleg. Also, mallanders, mallenders. Cf. sallenders. [1400 50; late ME malaunder <… …   Useful english dictionary

  • mallenders — malanders mal an*ders (m[a^]l an*d[ e]rz), n. pl. [F. malandres, fr. L. malandria blisters or pustules on the neck, especially in horses.] (Far.) A scurfy eruption in the bend of the knee of the fore leg of a horse. See {Sallenders}. [Written… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mallenders — n.pl. (also malanders) a dry scabby eruption behind a horse s knee. Etymology: ME f. OF malandre (sing.) f. L malandria (pl.) neck pustules * * * variant of malanders * * * /mal euhn deuhrz/, n. (used with a sing. v.) Vet. Pathol. malanders …   Useful english dictionary

  • sallenders — ˈsalə̇ndə(r)z noun plural but usually singular in construction Etymology: origin unknown : an eczematous eruption occurring on the hind leg of a horse in front of the hock compare malanders * * * /sal euhn deuhrz/, n. (used with a sing. v.) Vet.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mallenders — Mal len*ders, n. pl. (Far.) Same as {Malanders}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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