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Definition of epiglutis

epiglutis

  • n. any flu-like ailment. This word is used by older people in South Arkansas (my mother and grandmother) but I've never heard it anywhere else.
    She called in sick with the epiglutis.

    Last edited on Feb 25 2003. Submitted by Terri V. from Salem, IN, USA on Feb 25 2003.

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