house dust


Definition of house dust

: an airborne respiratory allergen of uncertain origin found about houses and held to be the chief cause of nonseasonal hay fever

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First Known Use of house dust

1830, in the meaning defined above

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“House dust.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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