Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Very sharp; very violent.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Very sharp; very violent.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Very sharp; very violent.

Etymologies

Latin peracutus. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Kashka was in the initial stages of peracute mortality syndrome, a wasting disease that is common and usually fatal in giraffes but not well understood.

    Brandon Sun Online - Top Stories

  • According to necropsy results, one of the two died of peracute mortality syndrome, which has been associated with captive giraffes being kept in cooler climates instead of their natural tropical climate.

    The Georgia Straight - News And Views

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