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Any member of the genus Bunyavirus or family Bunyaviridae of enveloped viruses with a three-segmented single-stranded RNA genome, most of which are arthropod-borne pathogens of humans and other mammals, typically causing fever or encephalitis. Also (in form Bunyavirus): the genus itself.
1970s. From bunya- (in Bunyamwera, the name of an area within the Semliki Forest of Uganda) + virus.
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From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.