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mumps

noun [U]
 
 
/mʌmps/
an illness that children get which makes the throat and neck swell: to have mumpsFevers and infectious diseasesColds and flu
Translations of “mumps”
in Korean 볼거리…
in Arabic النُّكاف, الخُنِّاق (نوع من الأمراض)…
in Portuguese caxumba…
in Catalan galteres…
in Japanese おたふくかぜ…
in Italian parotite, orecchioni…
in Chinese (Traditional) 流行性腮腺炎…
in Russian свинка…
in Turkish kabakulak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 流行性腮腺炎…
in Polish świnka…
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