Calenture definitions

kăl'ən-cho͝or'
A tropical fever once believed to be caused by the heat.
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Any fever caused, as in the tropics, by exposure to great heat.
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A tropical fever once believed to be caused by the heat.
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A heat stroke or fever, often suffered in the tropics.
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A delirium occurring from such symptoms, in which a stricken sailor pictures the sea as grassy meadows and wishes to dive overboard into them.
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Origin of calenture

Spanish calentura from calentar to heat from Latin calēns calent- present participle of calēre to be warm kelə-1 in Indo-European roots