duck malaria

noun

Definition of duck malaria

: a destructive febrile disease of wild and domestic ducks caused by a blood protozoan (Leucocytozoon anatis) that is transmitted by a blackfly of the genus Simulium

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“Duck malaria.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/duck%20malaria. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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