Origin of rinderpestGerman rinder, plural of rind, horned beast ( from Indo-European base an unverified form ?er-, head, horn) + pest, plague
Origin of rinderpestGerman Rinder genitive pl. of Rind head of cattle, ox ( from Middle High German rint ) ( from Old High German hrind ; see ker-1 in Indo-European roots.) Pest plague ( from Latin pestis )
From German Rinderpest (“cattle plague").