2019-nCoV

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Etymology[edit]

Abbreviation of 2019 novel coronavirus, in reference to the year of discovery of a new coronavirus.

Proper noun[edit]

2019-nCoV

  1. Former name of SARS-CoV-2: of the family Coronaviridae, the pathogen of COVID-19, which is sometimes fatal, thought to be zoonotic and originating in the Chinese city of Wuhan in 2019, that caused a pandemic.
    For quotations using this term, see Citations:2019-nCoV.