Synonyms
Etymology

1. malaria

noun. ['məˈlɛriːə'] an infective disease caused by sporozoan parasites that are transmitted through the bite of an infected Anopheles mosquito; marked by paroxysms of chills and fever.

Synonyms

  • blackwater fever
  • ague
  • jungle fever
  • protozoal infection

Etymology

  • malaria (Italian)
  • aria (Italian)

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Words that Rhyme with Malaria

  • inmobiliaria
  • finanziaria
  • fondiaria
  • silveria
  • santeria
  • renteria
  • pfiesteria
  • hysteria
  • echeverria
  • bulgaria
  • honoraria
  • bavaria
  • bay-area
  • peria
  • feria
  • beria
  • erria
  • area

Example sentences of the word malaria


1. Noun, singular or mass
Note that quinine should never be taken to prevent malaria, according to the U.S. National Library of Medicine.

2. Noun, plural
They give worms to people suffering from malaria and to women who have just given birth.

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