anthrax

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From Ancient Greek ἄνθραξ (anthrax).

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anthrax (uncountable)

  1. (pathology) An acute infectious bacterial disease of herbivores, especially sheep and cattle. It can occur in humans through contact with infected animals, tissue from infected animals, or high concentrations of anthrax spores, but is not usually spread between humans. Symptoms include lesions on the skin or in the lungs, and it is often fatal.

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Noun[edit]

anthrax m

  1. anthrax (an acute infectious bacterial disease of herbivores, especially sheep and cattle, which can occur in humans)

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

anthrax m (genitive anthracis); third declension

  1. cinnabar
  2. a virulent ulcer

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative anthrax anthracēs
genitive anthracis anthracum
dative anthracī anthracibus
accusative anthracem anthracēs
ablative anthrace anthracibus
vocative anthrax anthracēs