a slight and short fever, especially when of obscure causation.

Nearby words

  1. feb,
  2. feb.,
  3. febri,
  4. febri-,
  5. febricity,
  6. febrifacient,
  7. febriferous,
  8. febrific,
  9. febrifugal,
  10. febrifuge

Origin of febricula

From Latin, dating back to 1740–50; see origin at febri-, -cule1

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