konzo

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Yaka, via French konzo.

Noun[edit]

konzo (uncountable)

  1. An epidemic paralytic disease associated with excessive consumption of cassava, which contains cyanide.

French[edit]

French Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Yaka; first used in French in 1938.

Noun[edit]

konzo m (uncountable)

  1. konzo