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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An infectious tropical disease caused by a flavivirus transmitted by mosquitoes of the genera Aedes, especially A. aegypti, and Haemagogus and characterized by high fever, jaundice, and often gastrointestinal hemorrhaging.

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  • noun pathology An acute febrile illness of tropical regions, caused by a flavivirus and spread by mosquitoes, characterised by jaundice, black vomit and the absence of urination.
  • noun slang A term used to describe the attraction of a person of non-East Asian descent towards people of East Asian descent.

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  • noun caused by a flavivirus transmitted by a mosquito

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