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Definition of malaria noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

malaria

 noun
noun
NAmE//məˈlɛriə//
 
[uncountable]
 
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a disease that causes fever and shivering (= shaking of the body) caused by the bite of some types of mosquitoes
NAmE//məˈlɛriəl//
 
adjective malarial insects/patients/regions
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: malaria