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CHOLERA

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does cholera mean? 

CHOLERA (noun)
  The noun CHOLERA has 1 sense:

1. an acute intestinal infection caused by ingestion of contaminated water or food

  Familiarity information: CHOLERA used as a noun is very rare.


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CHOLERA (noun)


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Meaning:

An acute intestinal infection caused by ingestion of contaminated water or food

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

Asiatic cholera; cholera; epidemic cholera; Indian cholera

Hypernyms ("cholera" is a kind of...):

infectious disease (a disease transmitted only by a specific kind of contact)


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