dandy fever


noun Pathology.

(in the West Indies) dengue.

Nearby words

  1. dandolo,
  2. dandong,
  3. dandruff,
  4. dandy,
  5. dandy brush,
  6. dandy operation,
  7. dandy roll,
  8. dandy-brush,
  9. dane,
  10. dane particle

Origin of dandy fever

1820–30; probably < West Indian Creole, of Afr orig.

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Medicine definitions for dandy fever

dandy fever

[dăndē]

n.

dengue

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