Ebola

noun
Ebo·​la | \ ē-ˈbō-lə How to pronounce Ebola (audio) , i-, e- How to pronounce Ebola (audio) \

Definition of Ebola

2 or less commonly Ebola fever : the hemorrhagic fever caused by the Ebola virus

First Known Use of Ebola

1977, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Ebola.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ebola. Accessed 23 Jul. 2021.

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Ebola

noun
Ebo·​la | \ i-ˈbō-lə How to pronounce Ebola (audio) , ē-; ˈē-ˌbō- How to pronounce Ebola (audio) \

Medical Definition of Ebola

2 : the hemorrhagic fever caused by the Ebola virus

called also Ebola fever

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