noun (plural rabies) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, madness, from rabere to rave — more at rage Date: circa 1598 an acute virus disease of the nervous system of mammals that is caused by a rhabdovirus (species Rabies virus of the genus Lyssavirus) usually transmitted through the bite of a rabid animal and that is characterized typically by increased salivation, abnormal behavior, and eventual paralysis and death

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