kissing disease

noun

Definition of kissing disease

First Known Use of kissing disease

1962, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for kissing disease

from the belief that it is frequently transmitted by kissing

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The first known use of kissing disease was in 1962

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“Kissing disease.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kissing%20disease. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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kissing disease

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