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malaria

noun

1 malaria

An infective disease caused by sporozoan parasites that are transmitted through the bite of an infected Anopheles mosquito; marked by paroxysms of chills and fever.

Roget 657: insalubrity; unhealthiness etc. adj.; nonnaturals; plague spot; malaria etc. (poison) 663; death in the pot, contagion; toxicity.   

Roget 663: bane, curse; evil etc. 619; hurtfulness etc. (badness) 649; painfulness etc. (cause of pain) 830; scourge ... show more

Dutch: malaria
Polish: zimnica, malaria




Moby thesaurus: African lethargy, Asiatic cholera, Chagres fever, German measles, Haverhill fever, acute articular rheumatism, afterdamp, ague, alkali disease, amebiasis, amebic dysentery, anthrax, bacillary dysentery, bastard measles, black death, black fever, blackdamp, blackwater fever, breakbone fever, breath ... show more.

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