Asiatic flu

noun
influenza caused by the Asian virus that was first isolated in 1957
Syn: ↑Asian influenza
Hypernyms: ↑influenza, ↑flu, ↑grippe

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Asiatic flu,
= Asian flu. (Cf.Asian flu)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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