anti-plague

adjective
an·​ti-plague | \ ˌan-tē-ˈplāg How to pronounce anti-plague (audio) , ˌan-tī- \
variants: or less commonly antiplague

Definition of anti-plague

: used or intended to counteract a plague and especially bubonic plague anti-plague measures

First Known Use of anti-plague

1817, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-plague.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-plague. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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