Calenture



Pathology. a violent fever with delirium, affecting persons in the tropics.
Historical Examples

St George’s Cross H. G. Keene
For Faith and Freedom Walter Besant
Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various
Robert Falconer George MacDonald
A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. IV. Robert Kerr
Medicine in Virginia, 1607-1699 Thomas P. Hughes
The Whirlpool George Gissing
British Quarterly Review, American Edition, Volume LIV Various
Campaigning in Cuba George Kennan
Campaigning in Cuba George Kennan

noun
a mild fever of tropical climates, similar in its symptoms to sunstroke

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