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DENGUE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does dengue mean? 

DENGUE (noun)
  The noun DENGUE has 1 sense:

1. an infectious disease of the tropics transmitted by mosquitoes and characterized by rash and aching head and joints

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


 Dictionary entry details 


DENGUE (noun)


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Meaning:

An infectious disease of the tropics transmitted by mosquitoes and characterized by rash and aching head and joints

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

breakbone fever; dandy fever; dengue; dengue fever

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

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


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