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staph

[ staf ]
/ stæf /
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noun Informal.
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Origin of staph

First recorded in 1930–35; by shortening

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH staph

staff, staph
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Medical definitions for staph

staph
[ stăf ]

n.
Staphylococcus.

Other words from staph

staph adj.
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