Definition for SPAV'IN

SPAV'IN, n. [It. spavenio, spavano, spavin, a cramp; Fr. eparvin; Sp. esparavan; Port. esparavam.]

A tumor or excrescence that forms on the inside of a horse's bough, not far from the elbow; at first like gristle, but afterward hard and bony. – Far. Dict.

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