wooden tongue

noun
: actinobacillosis or actinomycosis of cattle especially when chiefly affecting the tongue

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Vet. Pathol.
actinobacillosis.
[1910-15, Amer.]

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wooden tongue noun
Woody-tongue (qv under ↑woody)
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Main Entry:wooden

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wooden tongue,
actinomycosis affecting the tongues of cattle, hogs, and sheep.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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