Definition of typhoid in English:

typhoid

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noun

(also typhoid fever)
  • An infectious bacterial fever with an eruption of red spots on the chest and abdomen and severe intestinal irritation.

    Typhoid is caused by the bacterium Salmonella typhi: Gram-negative rods

Pronunciation

typhoid

/ˈtīˌfoid/ /ˈtaɪˌfɔɪd/

Origin

Early 19th century from typhus+ -oid.