- (in prescriptions) fever.
Origin of febris
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It belongs to the great, antique, and illustrious family of febris, whose origin is lost in the darkness of ages.
This fever differs entirely from the febris flava—the typhus icteroides of Sauvages.Dealings with the Dead, Volume I (of 2)
A Sexton of the Old School
Febris (Fe′bris) (fever), one of the evil deities, was worshiped that she might not do harm.1000 Mythological Characters Briefly Described
Edward S. Ellis
Yet my judgment is, be it spoken without offence of the learned physicians, that the disease was Febris ardens, a burning fever.A History of Epidemics in Britain (Volume I of II)
Morton, writing in 1692-94, clearly points to the same fever under the name of worm fever (febris verminosa).A History of Epidemics in Britain, Volume II (of 2)