Definition of louping-ill in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈlaʊpɪŋɪl/

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[mass noun]
A viral disease attacking animals, especially sheep, which is transmitted by ticks and causes staggering and jumping.


late Middle English: from loup (because of the symptom of spasmodic jumping) + the noun ill.

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