Definition of hay fever in English:

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hay fever

noun

An allergy caused by pollen or dust in which the mucous membranes of the eyes and nose are itchy and inflamed, causing a runny nose and watery eyes.
Example sentences
  • Rhinitis is a symptom of the common cold and of hay fever.
  • Identical questions were asked about asthma, hay fever, and respiratory symptoms at each survey.
  • Sneezing, a blocked or runny nose and itchy eyes are common symptoms of hay fever, also called seasonal allergic rhinitis.

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Syllabification: hay fe·ver

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