Mange Definition

mānj
noun
Any of various skin diseases of mammals caused by parasitic mites and characterized by intense itching, lesions and scabs, and a loss of hair.
Webster's New World
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Origin of Mange

  • Middle English manjewe, manjeue, from Old French manjue, derived from mangier (“to eat") (modern French manger (“to eat")), from Latin manducare

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English manjeue from Old French manjue from mangier to eat manger

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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