Epizooty
epizootic ep`i*zo*["o]t"ic, n. [PJC] Epizootic Ep`i*zo*["o]t"ic, Epizooty Ep`i*zo"["o]*ty, n. [F. ['e]pizo["o]tie.] 1. A disease attacking many animals at the same time; an epizootic disease. [1913 Webster]

2. A murrain; an epidemic influenza among horses. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • epizooty — /ep euh zoh euh tee/, n., pl. epizooties. epizootic. [1775 85; EPIZOOT(IC) + Y3] * * * …   Universalium

  • epizooty — ep·i·zo·oty …   English syllables

  • epizooty — /ɛpiˈzoʊəti/ (say epee zohuhtee), /ɛpə / (say epuh ) noun (plural epizooties) an epizootic disease …   Australian English dictionary

  • epizooty — ˌepəˈzōəd.ē noun ( es) Etymology: probably from French épizootie, from English epizootic (I) + French ie y : epizootic …   Useful english dictionary

  • Epizootic — ep i*zo*[ o]t ic, n. [PJC] Epizootic Ep i*zo*[ o]t ic, Epizooty Ep i*zo [ o]*ty, n. [F. [ e]pizo[ o]tie.] 1. A disease attacking many animals at the same time; an epizootic disease. [1913 Webster] 2. A murrain; an epidemic influenza among horses …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • epizootic — ep i*zo*[ o]t ic, n. [PJC] Epizootic Ep i*zo*[ o]t ic, Epizooty Ep i*zo [ o]*ty, n. [F. [ e]pizo[ o]tie.] 1. A disease attacking many animals at the same time; an epizootic disease. [1913 Webster] 2. A murrain; an epidemic influenza among horses …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pandemic — adj 1.(all of diseases) epidemic, pestilential, pestilent, pestiferous, (of animals) Vet. Med. epizootic, (of plants) epiphytotic; infectious, contagious, communicable, catching, zymotic. 2. general, widespread, extensive, broad, wide, far… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • pestilence — n 1. epidemic, pandemic, pandemia, plague, zymosis, (of animals) Pathol. epizootic, (of animals) epizooty, (of animals) murrain, (of plants) epiphytotic; bubonic plague, black plague, black death; white plague, tuberculosis, TB, consumption,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • plague — n 1. pestilence, epidemic, pandemic, pandemia, zymosis, (of animals) Pathol. epizootic, (of animals) Pathol. epizooty, (of animals) murrain, (of plants) epiphytotic; bubonic plague, black plague, black death; white plague, tuberculosis, TB,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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