Gambia fever

noun

: a trypanosomiasis of cattle and sometimes other domestic animals in central Africa that resembles nagana but appears to be caused by a different trypanosome

called also paranagana

Word History

First Known Use

1817, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Gambia fever was in 1817

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“Gambia fever.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gambia%20fever. Accessed 8 Feb. 2023.

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