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Disease caused by bacteria of the genus Actinomyces in cattle, other animals, or humans, typically characterized by the formation of nodular suppurating abscesses, most commonly in the region of the head and neck; an instance or type of this.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Nineteenth Century. From actino- + mycosis, after German Actinomykose.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.