jungle fever

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Origin of jungle fever

First recorded in 1795–1805
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Related Words for jungle fever

ague, miasma, paludism

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British Dictionary definitions for jungle fever

jungle fever

noun
  1. a serious malarial fever occurring in the East Indies
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jungle fever in Medicine

jungle fever

[jŭnggəl]
n.
  1. malaria
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