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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
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First Known Use of HAY FEVER

1829
HAY FEVER Defined for Kids

hay fever

noun

Definition of HAY FEVER for Kids

:  an allergy to pollen that is usually marked by sneezing, a runny or stuffed nose, and itchy and watering eyes
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hay fever

noun \ˈhā-ˌfē-vər\

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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