Meaning of “swine flu” in the English Dictionary

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"swine flu" in British English

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swine flunoun [ U ]

uk /ˈswaɪn ˌfluː/ us /ˈswaɪn ˌfluː/

an illness in humans, caused by a type of influenza virus normally found in pigs, that can kill

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