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MURRAIN (derived through O. Fr. morin...

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Originally appearing in Volume V19, Page 38 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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MURRAIN (derived through O. Fr. morine, from Lat. mori, to die), a general term for various virulent diseases in domesticated animals, synonymous with plague or epizooty. The principal diseases are dealt with under RINDERPEST; PLEURO-PNEUMONIA; ANTHRAX; and FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE. See also VETERINARY SCIENCE.
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