anti-malaria

adjective
an·​ti-ma·​lar·​ia | \ ˌan-tē-mə-ˈler-ē-ə How to pronounce anti-malaria (audio) , ˌan-tī- \
variants: or less commonly antimalaria

Definition of anti-malaria

: antimalarial anti-malaria medications

First Known Use of anti-malaria

1842, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-malaria.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-malaria. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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