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dandy fever

noun, Pathology
1.
(in the West Indies) dengue.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; probably < West Indian Creole, of Afr orig.
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dandy fever in Medicine

dandy fever dan·dy fever (dān'dē)
n.
See dengue.

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