parrot fever

noun

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Recent Examples on the Web The birds also could transmit diseases to humans, such as psittacosis (parrot fever), avian flu and salmonella, The Guardian reported. Fox News, 9 Oct. 2019

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1930, in the meaning defined above

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“Parrot fever.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/parrot%20fever. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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parrot fever

noun
par·​rot fever | \ ˈpar-ət- How to pronounce parrot fever (audio) \

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