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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 cattle plague 名詞
 牛疫,牛瘟

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Plague n.
 1. That which smites, wounds, or troubles; a blow; a calamity; any afflictive evil or torment; a great trail or vexation.
    And men blasphemed God for the plague of hail.   --Wyclif.
    The different plague of each calamity.   --Shak.
 2. Med. An acute malignant contagious fever, that often prevails in Egypt, Syria, and Turkey, and has at times visited the large cities of Europe with frightful mortality; hence, any pestilence; as, the great London plague. “A plague upon the people fell.”
 Cattle plague. See Rinderpest.
 Plague mark, Plague spot, a spot or mark of the plague; hence, a token of something incurable.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rin·der·pest n.  A highly contagious distemper or murrain, affecting neat cattle, and less commonly sheep and goats; -- called also cattle plague, Russian cattle plague, and steppe murrain.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cat·tle n. pl.  Quadrupeds of the Bovine family; sometimes, also, including all domestic quadrupeds, as sheep, goats, horses, mules, asses, and swine.
 Belted cattle, Black cattle. See under Belted, Black.
 Cattle guard, a trench under a railroad track and alongside a crossing (as of a public highway). It is intended to prevent cattle from getting upon the track.
 cattle louse Zool., any species of louse infecting cattle. There are several species. The Hæmatatopinus eurysternus and Hæmatatopinus vituli are common species which suck blood; Trichodectes scalaris eats the hair.
 Cattle plague, the rinderpest; called also Russian cattle plague.
 Cattle range, or Cattle run, an open space through which cattle may run or range. [U. S.] --Bartlett.
 Cattle show, an exhibition of domestic animals with prizes for the encouragement of stock breeding; -- usually accompanied with the exhibition of other agricultural and domestic products and of implements.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 cattle plague
      n : an acute infectious viral disease of cattle (usually fatal);
          characterized by fever and diarrhea and inflammation of
          mucous membranes [syn: rinderpest]