Definition of mange noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//meɪndʒ//
; NAmE NAmE//meɪndʒ//
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a skin disease which affects mammals, caused by a parasite see also mangy Word Origin late Middle English: from Old French mangeue, from mangier ‘eat’, from Latin manducare ‘to chew’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: mange