Definition of pleuropneumonia in English:

pleuropneumonia

noun

  • [mass noun] Pneumonia complicated with pleurisy.

    • ‘After the 1903 drought, cattle diseases such as pleuropneumonia and rinderpest followed behind a disguised increase in tax rates for rural Africans.’
    • ‘Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia is probably the most important disease threatening cattle production in Africa.’
    • ‘Pleuropneumonia is a major disease in the Australian pig industry.’
    • ‘Two organisms have been reported as the causative agents for contagious caprine pleuropneumonia.’

Pronunciation:

pleuropneumonia

/ˌplʊərə(ʊ)njuːˈməʊnɪə/