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fescue foot

fes·cue foot
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fes-kyoo foo t]
    • /ˈfɛs kyu fʊt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fes-kyoo foo t]
    • /ˈfɛs kyu fʊt/

Definition of fescue foot words

  • noun fescue foot a disease of the feet of cattle associated with feeding on certain fungus-infested fescue grasses, characterized by lameness and sometimes leading to gangrene. 1

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Origin of fescue foot

First appearance:

before 1945
One of the 6% newest English words
First recorded in 1945-50

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Parts of speech for Fescue foot

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

fescue foot popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 29% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data about 72% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

fescue foot usage trend in Literature

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