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rose fever

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noun Pathology.
  1. a form of hay fever caused by the inhalation of rose pollen, characterized by nasal discharge and lacrimation.
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Origin of rose fever

An Americanism dating back to 1850–55
Also called rose cold.
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rose fever in Medicine

rose fever

  1. A spring or early summer hay fever.rose cold
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