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typhoid

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adjective ty·phoid \ˈtī-ˌfȯid, (ˌ)tī-ˈ\

Definition of typhoid

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or suggestive of typhus

  2. 2 [2typhoid] :  of, relating to, or constituting typhoid



Origin of typhoid

New Latin typhus


First Known Use: 1800


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typhoid

noun ty·phoid

Simple Definition of typhoid

  • medical : a serious disease that is passed from one person to another in dirty food or water

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of typhoid

  1. 1 :  typhoid fever

  2. 2 :  a disease of domestic animals resembling human typhus or typhoid

1861

First Known Use of typhoid

1861


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