Definition of dengue noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

dengue

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈdɛŋɡi//
 
, NAmE//ˈdɛŋɡeɪ//
 
(also dengue fever, breakbone fever)[uncountable]
 
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a disease caused by a virus carried by mosquitoes, that is found in tropical areas and causes fever and severe pain in the joints
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: dengue