Definition of foot-and-mouth disease noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


foot-and-mouth disease

BrE BrE//ˌfʊt ən ˈmaʊθ dɪziːz//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌfʊt ən ˈmaʊθ dɪziːz//
(North American English also hoof-and-mouth disease) [uncountable] Animal farming
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a disease of cows, sheep, etc., which causes sore places on the mouth and feet See related entries: Animal farming
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: foot-and-mouth disease