phlebotomus fever

noun
phle·​bo·​to·​mus fever | \ fli-ˈbä-tə-məs- How to pronounce phlebotomus fever (audio) \

Definition of phlebotomus fever

First Known Use of phlebotomus fever

1910, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for phlebotomus fever

New Latin Phlebotomus, genus of sand flies

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about phlebotomus fever

Time Traveler for phlebotomus fever

Time Traveler

The first known use of phlebotomus fever was in 1910

See more words from the same year

Statistics for phlebotomus fever

Cite this Entry

“Phlebotomus fever.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phlebotomus%20fever. Accessed 24 Feb. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLA Chicago APA Merriam-Webster

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for phlebotomus fever

phlebotomus fever

noun

Medical Definition of phlebotomus fever

More from Merriam-Webster on phlebotomus fever

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about phlebotomus fever

Comments on phlebotomus fever

What made you want to look up phlebotomus fever? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

More Confusing Words—Quiz

  • cats on impossible timber
  • The magician ______ moved the selected card to the top of the deck.
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!