Definition of chikungunya in English:

chikungunya

Line breaks: chi|kun|gunya
Pronunciation: /ˌtʃɪk(ə)nˈgʌnjə/

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noun

[mass noun]
  • A viral disease resembling dengue, transmitted by mosquitoes and endemic in East Africa and parts of Asia.

Origin

1950s: a local word.

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