Etymology
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glanders (n.)

"horse disease characterized by glandular swelling," early 15c., from Old French glandres "swollen glands," plural of glandre "gland," from Latin glandula (see gland).

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Definitions of glanders

glanders (n.)
a destructive and contagious bacterial disease of horses that can be transmitted to humans;
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