American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Dark vomit consisting of digested blood and gastric contents.
- n. Severe yellow fever with symptomatic regurgitation of dark vomited matter.
- n. A blackish matter, resembling coffee grounds and due to hæmorrhage, vomited in severer cases of yellow fever; also, the disease of yellow fever itself.
GNU Webster's 1913
- (Med.) A copious vomiting of dark-colored matter; or the substance so discharged; -- one of the most fatal symptoms in yellow fever.
- n. (Med.) See in the Vocabulary.
- n. caused by a flavivirus transmitted by a mosquito
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