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subfebrile

[ suhb-fee-bruh l, -feb-ruh l or, esp. British, -fee-brahyl ]
/ sʌbˈfi brəl, -ˈfɛb rəl or, esp. British, -ˈfi braɪl /

adjective

pertaining to or marked by a temperature slightly above normal.

Nearby words

suberization, suberize, suberose, suberous, subfamily, subfebrile, subfertility, subfield, subfix, subfloor, subfreezing

Origin of subfebrile

First recorded in 1895–1900; sub- + febrile
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