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Definition: hog cholera
n : highly infectious virus disease of swine
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Definition: Hog cholera
, n. [L., a bilious disease. See Choler
One of several diseases affecting the digestive and
intestinal tract and more or less dangerous to life, esp. the
one commonly called Asiatic cholera.
, a malignant and rapidly fatal disease,
originating in Asia and frequently epidemic in the more
filthy sections of other lands, to which the germ or
specific poison may have been carried. It is characterized
by diarrhea, rice-water evacuations, vomiting, cramps,
pinched expression, and lividity, rapidly passing into a
state of collapse, followed by death, or by a stage of
reaction of fever.
. See Comma bacillus
, a dangerous summer disease, of infants,
caused by hot weather, bad air, or poor milk, and
especially fatal in large cities.
, a disease characterized by vomiting and
purging, with gripings and cramps, usually caused by
imprudence in diet or by gastrointestinal disturbance.
. See under Chicken
. See under Hog
, a disease somewhat resembling the Asiatic
cholera, but originating where it occurs, and rarely
(h[o^]g), n. [Prob. akin to E. hack to cut, and
meaning orig., a castrated boar; cf. also W. hwch swine, sow,
Armor. houc'h, hoc'h. Cf. Haggis
1. (Zo["o]l.) A quadruped of the genus Sus
, and allied
genera of Suid[ae]
; esp., the domesticated varieties of
, kept for their fat and meat, called,
; swine; porker;
specifically, a castrated boar; a barrow.
Note: The domestic hogs of Siam, China, and parts of Southern
Europe, are thought to have been derived from Sus Indicus
2. A mean, filthy, or gluttonous fellow. [Low.]
3. A young sheep that has not been shorn. [Eng.]
4. (Naut.) A rough, flat scrubbing broom for scrubbing a
ship's bottom under water. --Totten.
5. (Paper Manuf.) A device for mixing and stirring the pulp
of which paper is made.
, Ground hog
, etc.. See under Bush
(Zo["o]l.), the larva of the green
grapevine sphinx; -- so called because the head and first
three segments are much smaller than those behind them, so
as to make a resemblance to a hog's snout. See Hawk moth
, an epidemic contagious fever of swine,
attended by liquid, fetid, diarrhea, and by the appearance
on the skin and mucous membrane of spots and patches of a
scarlet, purple, or black color. It is fatal in from one
to six days, or ends in a slow, uncertain recovery. --Law
(Farmer's Veter. Adviser.)
(Zo["o]l.), the axis deer.
(Bot.), West Indian tree (Symphonia globulifera
yielding an aromatic gum.
Hog of wool
, the trade name for the fleece or wool of sheep
of the second year.
(Bot.), a kind of earth pea.
(Bot.), a tropical tree, of the genus Spondias
), with fruit somewhat resembling plums,
but chiefly eaten by hogs. It is found in the West Indies.
(Bot.), the plant henbane.
.(Bot.) See Sow bread
. (Bot.) See under Fennel
(Zo["o]l.), the peccary.
. (Zo["o]l.) See Capybara