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triple E

noun

medical Definition of triple E

: eastern equine encephalitis
  • Since it is early in the season for the bug-borne viral disease, also known as EEE or “triple E,” Chesapeake Health Department officials want area residents to start taking more precautions against mosquitoes.
  • —Janette Rodrigues, The Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk, Virginia)8 July 2005

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