malanders

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n. pl malanders (Far) A scurfy eruption in the bend of the knee of the fore leg of a horse. See Sallenders.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n malanders In farriery, a dry scab or scurfy eruption on the hock of a horse or at the bend of the knee; “sore places on the inside of the fore legs of a horse”
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. malandres, fr. L. malandria, blisters or pustules on the neck, especially in horses