scrapie

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From scrape +‎ -ie.

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scrapie (uncountable)

  1. A degenerative prion disease of sheep and goats that attacks the central nervous system.
    • 1999, Matt Ridley, Genome, Harper Perennial 2004, p. 272:
      This incurable disease, called scrapie, became a large problem, often killing one ewe in ten.

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scrapie m or f (in variation) (uncountable)

  1. scrapie (degenerative disease of sheep and goats)