rose fever

noun

Definition of rose fever 

: hay fever occurring in the spring or early summer

called also rose cold

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But this one certainly feels abnormal, like a rising fever, or the seconds before a grand-mal seizure. Rachel Van Dongen, Washington Post, "The Daily 202: Trump's trade war is getting very real," 3 July 2018

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1807, in the meaning defined above

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rose fever

noun

Medical Definition of rose fever 

: hay fever occurring in the spring or early summer

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