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Definition of pellagra noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

pellagra

 noun
noun
NAmE//pəˈlæɡrə//
 
, NAmE//pəˈleɪɡrə//
 
[uncountable]
 
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a disease caused by a lack of good food, that causes the skin to crack and may lead to mental illness
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