Definition of delirium tremens noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

delirium tremens

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//dɪˌlɪriəm ˈtriːmenz//
 
, also BrE//ˌlɪəriəm ˈtriːmenz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dɪˌlɪriəm ˈtriːmenz//
 
[uncountable](medical)
 
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= DTs Word Origin early 19th cent.: from Latin, ‘trembling delirium’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: delirium tremens