One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Any member of a group (now the family Rhabdoviridae) of bullet- or rod-shaped, enveloped, single-stranded RNA viruses which include rabies virus, vesicular stomatitis virus, and other pathogens of vertebrates, insects, and plants.
1960s. From rhabdo- + virus.
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