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hay fever

noun

medical : a sickness that is like a cold and that is caused by breathing in plant pollen

Full Definition of HAY FEVER

:  an acute allergic reaction to pollen that is usually seasonal and is marked by sneezing, nasal discharge and congestion, and itching and watering of the eyes —called also pollinosis

First Known Use of HAY FEVER

1829

hay fever

noun \ˈhā-ˌfē-vər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HAY FEVER

:  an acute allergic reaction to pollen that is usually seasonal and is marked by sneezing, nasal discharge and congestion, and itching and watering of the eyes—called also pollinosis

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