from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An infectious tropical disease caused by an arbovirus transmitted by mosquitoes of the genera Aedes, especially A. aegypti, and Haemagogus and characterized by high fever, jaundice, and often gastrointestinal hemorrhaging. Also called yellow jack.
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- n. An acute febrile illness of tropical regions, caused by a flavivirus and spread by mosquitoes, characterised by jaundice, black vomit and the absence of urination.
- n. A term used to describe the attraction of a person of non-East Asian descent towards people of East Asian descent.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. a malignant, contagious, febrile disease of warm climates, attended with jaundice, producing a yellow color of the skin, and with the black vomit. See Black vomit, in the Vocabulary.
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- n. caused by a flavivirus transmitted by a mosquito
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