(vet science) a highly contagious fatal disease of pigs caused by a myxovirus. The disease is characterized by fever, blotches on the skin, depression, and lack of coordination
- African time
noun (South African, slang) unpunctuality
- African trypanosomiasis
(def 1). African trypanosomiasis n. Either of two types of an often fatal, endemic infectious disease of humans and animals in tropical Africa: Gambian trypanosomiasis or Rhodesian trypanosomiasis.
- African tulip tree
a tropical African evergreen tree, Spathodea campaulata, with pinnate leaves, split pods, winged seeds, and large red flowers.
- African union
noun an organization of African states established in 2002 as successor to the OAU; it aims to encourage economic development and political stability through increased cooperation between its members AU Contemporary Examples The african union (A.U.), is authorizing a wider African-led mission against the group. Child Soldiers—Where Is the Help? John Prendergast, Ashley Benner September […]