epizudic

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Etymology[edit]

Variant spelling of epizootic influenced by variant pronunciation of that word. Compare epizoodic.

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Noun[edit]

epizudic

  1. Alternative spelling of epizootic, in the sense a particular disease (as opposed to an outbreak of disease).
    • 1937, Elmer Rice, Imperial city: a novel, page 203:
      Hello, schmalz-gesicht." He walked over to his wife and slapped her buttocks. Mollie pushed him away angrily. "Keep your hands to yourself!" He looked at her in surprise. "So what's wrong with you? You got the epizudic or something?"