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[mass noun] The disease babesiosis in cattle.
- ‘The discovery that redwater and East Coast fever in cattle, as well as heartwater in sheep, were carried by ticks and not directly contagious like rinderpest, entrenched dipping as a major prophylaxis throughout the country.’
- ‘The next thing these people will kill blackbirds for spreading redwater.’
- ‘Such other clostridials include black disease, blackleg, braxy, bacterial redwater and tetanus.’
- ‘‘These lethal bacteria, which are called ‘clostridials’, are responsible for a number of diseases, including blackleg, bacterial redwater, tetanus and other sudden death diseases.’
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