any of several tick-borne diseases of cattle, dogs, horses, sheep, and swine, caused by a babesia protozoan and characterized by fever and languor.
(vet science) a tick-borne disease of domesticated and wild mammals as well as humans, caused by a protozoan of the genera Babesia and characterized by fever, anaemia, jaundice, and in severe cases leading to death
babesiosis ba·be·si·o·sis (bə-bē’zē-ō’sĭs) or bab·e·si·a·sis (bāb’ĭ-zī’ə-sĭs)
A human protozoan disease of the red blood cells caused by infection with a species of Babesia that is transmitted by ticks and characterized by fever, malaise, and hemolytic anemia. Also called piroplasmosis.
a female given name, form of Barbara. Historical Examples Babette luckily met one of the gardeners who opened the door of the barn and freed the captives. Fairy Tales from the German Forests Margaret Arndt “And you must not come in, Mr Vanslyperken,” replied Babette, pushing him back. Snarley-yow Frederick Marryat Here Babette appeared with […]
François Noël [frahn-swa noh-el] /frɑ̃ˈswa noʊˈɛl/ (Show IPA), (Gracchus Babeuf) 1760–97, French revolutionary. Historical Examples How happy he would be if he could pass in the latter for Constantine, and in the former for Babeuf! Napoleon the Little Victor Hugo The Babeuf conspiracy was discovered by the council of 500 in Paris. The Every Day […]
Also called Babism. a Persian religion, originating in the 19th century, now supplanted by Bahaʾi. an adherent of Bābī. Contemporary Examples No, the country of Makhno, of the Holocaust by bullet, and of babi Yar, was not spared the anti-Semitic virus. Bernard-Henri Levy: Ukraine’s Revolutionaries Are Not Fascists Bernard-Henri Lévy February 25, 2014 Historical Examples […]
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a ravine near Kiev, U.S.S.R.: site of German massacre of Jews in World War II. Contemporary Examples No, the country of Makhno, of the Holocaust by bullet, and of Babi Yar, was not spared the anti-Semitic virus. Bernard-Henri Levy: Ukraine’s Revolutionaries Are Not Fascists Bernard-Henri Lévy February 25, 2014