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

 

scrapie

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈskreɪpi//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈskreɪpi//
 
[uncountable] Animal farming
 
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a serious disease that affects the nervous system of sheep See related entries: Animal farming Word Origin early 20th cent.: from the verb scrape + -ie.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: scrapie