since the rinderpest


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.

since the rinderpest

For a long time. "Rinderpest" is a contagious, often fatal, disease that affects cattle. It has decimated Africa's cattle population at various times throughout history. Primarily heard in South Africa. I bet that dilapidated old barn has been here since the rinderpest.
See also: rinderpest, since