rabbit fever
noun Date: 1925 tularemia

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • rabbit fever — ☆ rabbit fever n. TULAREMIA …   English World dictionary

  • rabbit fever — tularemia, deer fly fever, bacterial disease in animals which can be transmitted to humans by insects or by handling infected animals (symptoms include fever) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • rabbit fever — rab·bit fever rab ət n TULAREMIA * * * see tularaemia * * * tularemia …   Medical dictionary

  • rabbit fever — noun a highly infectious disease of rodents (especially rabbits and squirrels) and sometimes transmitted to humans by ticks or flies or by handling infected animals (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑tularemia, ↑tularaemia, ↑deer fly fever, ↑yatobyo • Hypernyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • rabbit fever — Pathol., Vet. Pathol. tularemia. [1920 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • rabbit fever — noun informal term for tularaemia …   English new terms dictionary

  • rabbit fever — see tularaemia …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • rabbit fever — rab′bit fe ver n. pat vet tularemia • Etymology: 1920–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • rabbit fever — /ræbət ˈfivə/ (say rabuht feevuh) noun → tularemia …   Australian English dictionary

  • rabbit — rabbitlike, rabbity, adj. /rab it/, n., pl. rabbits, (esp. collectively) rabbit for 1 3. 1. any of several soft furred, large eared, rodentlike burrowing mammals of the family Leporidae, allied with the hares and pikas in the order Lagomorpha,… …   Universalium

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