Hong Kong influenza

[ hŏng kŏng ]

n.

Influenza caused by a serotype of influenza virus type A; it was first identified in Hong Kong during the 1968 epidemic.Hong Kong flu

QUIZZES

Discover The Influence Of Portuguese On English Via This Quiz!
We’ve gathered some interesting words donated to English from Portuguese … as well as some that just don’t translate at all. Do you know what they mean?
Question 1 of 11
Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
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