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Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See dengue.

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  • n. dengue fever.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • See dengue.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See fever and dengue.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an infectious disease of the tropics transmitted by mosquitoes and characterized by rash and aching head and joints

Etymologies

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Coinage attributed to Benjamin Rush because of the symptoms of myalgia and arthralgia.

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