Meaning of “avian flu” in the English Dictionary

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"avian flu" in British English

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avian flunoun [ U ]

uk /ˌeɪ.vi.ən ˈfluː/ us /ˌeɪ.vi.ən ˈfluː/ also bird flu

an illness that kills birds and can sometimes pass from birds to people

(Definition of “avian flu” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)