dandy fever


noun Pathology.

(in the West Indies) dengue.

Origin of dandy fever

First recorded in 1820–30; probably a West Indian Creole folk etymology of dengue

Words nearby dandy fever

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Medical definitions for dandy fever

dandy fever
[ dăndē ]

n.

dengue
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