tick fever

noun

Definition of tick fever

2 : a febrile disease (such as Rocky Mountain spotted fever) transmitted by the bites of ticks

First Known Use of tick fever

circa 1897

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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tick fever

noun

medical Definition of tick fever

2 : a febrile disease (as Rocky Mountain spotted fever or relapsing fever) transmitted by the bites of ticks

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