Definition of Lampas

1. n. An inflammation and swelling of the soft parts of the roof of the mouth immediately behind the fore teeth in the horse; -- called also lampers.



Definition of Lampas

1. Noun. A type of luxury fabric with a background weft. ¹

2. Noun. An inflammation and swelling of the soft parts of the palate immediately behind the foreteeth in a horse. ¹

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Definition of Lampas

1. inflammation of the roof of a horse's mouth [n -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lampas

lamp-post
lamp-posts
lamp-shade
lamp bulb
lamp bulbs
lamp chimney
lamp house
lamp housing
lamp oil
lamp room
lamp shade
lamp shell
lampad
lampadomancy
lampads
lampas (current term)
lampases
lampate
lampates
lampblack
lampblacks
lampboard
lampboards
lampbrush chromosome
lamped
lamper
lamper eel
lampern

Literary usage of Lampas

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1. Horses & Stables by Frederic Wellington Fitzwygram (1911)
"lampas. lampas is congestion of the blood-vessels in the lining membrane of the Palate ... When lampas occurs in old horses, the cause will be found in some ..."

2. The Modern Horse Doctor: Containing Practical Observations on the Causes by George H. Dadd (1856)
"So long as horse owners believe " lampas " to be a disease, and men can be found to " burn it out," as it is sometimes termed, just so long will the error ..."

3. Youatt on the Structure and the Diseases of the Horse with Their Remedies by William Youatt, William Charles Spooner, Henry Stephens Randall (1857)
"It is almost impossible that the swelling of the tars of the mouth, denominated lampas, can interfere with the process of mastication, 'when the horse is in ..."

4. The American Reformed Horse Book: A Treatise on the Causes, Symptoms, and by George H. Dadd (1880)
"lampas. LAMP AS is the name given to a slight tumefaction of the soft palate of the horse's mouth. It usually occurs during the period of dentition, ..."

5. Veterinary medicine and surgery in diseases and injuries of the horse by F. O. Kirby, William Henry Kelly (1883)
"lampas, Choking, Indigestion, Gorging, Grain Founder, Gastric Impaction, ... lampas. Definition.—lampas is a trifling ailment peculiar to young horses. ..."

6. The Art of Taming and Educating the Horse: With Details of Management in the by Dennis Magner (1886)
"lampas. lampas is the name given to a slight enlargement of the bars or ... If the lampas' much inflamed, a slight scarification, with sloppy feed for a few ..."

7. The Modern Horse Doctor: Containing Practical Observations on the Causes by George H. Dadd (1854)
"So long as horse owners believe " lampas " to be a disease, ... lampas is a term used to signify a state of tumefaction existing in the palate, ..."

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