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turista tu·ris·ta (tu-rē'stə)
Diarrhea occurring in travelers as a result of a change in food and water. Not in technical use.

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turistas definition

  1. n.
    diarrhea; a case of diarrhea. (From Spanish.) : Nobody ever died of the turistas—right away, anyway. , Turistas can be very unpleasant.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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