Definition of farcy in English:

farcy

Syllabification: far·cy
Pronunciation: /ˈfärsē
 
/

noun

  • Glanders in horses (or a similar disease in cattle) in which there is inflammation of the lymph vessels, causing nodules ( farcy buds or farcy buttons).
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    • If the skin and underlying lymphatic tissue only is involved it is called farcy.

Origin

late Middle English: from Old French farcin, from late Latin farciminum, from farcire 'to stuff' (because of the appearance of the swollen nodules).

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