from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See whooping cough.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. whooping cough
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The whooping cough.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Whooping-cough.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a disease of the respiratory mucous membrane
New Latin : Latin per-, thorough; see per- + Latin tussis, cough.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Modern Latin, from per- + tussis ‘cough’. (Wiktionary)