bird flu

noun

a form of influenza occurring in poultry mainly in Japan, China and Southeast Asia, caused by a virus capable of spreading to humansAlso called: avian flu

Nearby words

  1. bird dog,
  2. bird face,
  3. bird farm,
  4. bird feed,
  5. bird feeder,
  6. bird grass,
  7. bird has flown, the,
  8. bird in the hand,
  9. bird louse,
  10. bird of ill omen

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