Mange meaning

mānj
Any of several contagious skin diseases of mammals caused by parasitic mites and characterized by skin lesions, itching, and loss of hair.
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Any of various skin diseases of mammals caused by parasitic mites and characterized by intense itching, lesions and scabs, and a loss of hair.
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Any of several contagious skin diseases of mammals caused by parasitic mites and characterized by skin lesions, itching, and loss of hair.
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(pathology) A skin disease of mammals caused by parasitic mites.
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Origin of mange

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

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

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

    From Wiktionary