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febrifugal

fe·brif·u·gal
F f

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fi-brif-yuh-guh l, feb-ruh-fyoo-guh l]
    • /fɪˈbrɪf yə gəl, ˌfɛb rəˈfyu gəl/
    • /fˌebrɪfjˈuːɡəl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fi-brif-yuh-guh l, feb-ruh-fyoo-guh l]
    • /fɪˈbrɪf yə gəl, ˌfɛb rəˈfyu gəl/

Definitions of febrifugal word

  • adjective febrifugal of or acting as a febrifuge. 1
  • adjective febrifugal Acting against or preventing fever. 0

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Origin of febrifugal

First appearance:

before 1655
One of the 46% oldest English words
First recorded in 1655-65; See origin at febrifuge, -al1

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Parts of speech for Febrifugal

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

febrifugal popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 40% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 63% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

febrifugal usage trend in Literature

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