distemper Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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"distemper" in British English

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distempernoun [U]

uk   /dɪˈstem.pər/  us   /-pɚ/

distemper noun [U] (PAINT)

a ​type of ​paint that is ​mixed with ​water and ​glue, used ​especially in the past for ​paintingwalls

distemper noun [U] (DISEASE)

a ​type of ​infectiousdisease that can be ​caught by ​animals, ​especiallydogs
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