jungle fever


noun Pathology.

a severe variety of malarial fever occurring in the East Indies and the tropics.

Origin of jungle fever

First recorded in 1795–1805
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British Dictionary definitions for jungle fever

jungle fever

noun

a serious malarial fever occurring in the East Indies
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Medicine definitions for jungle fever

jungle fever

[jŭnggəl]

n.

malaria
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