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- Rhymes: -aɪvz
Origin uncertain, but frequently connected with heave, even if such a derivation is phonologically difficult.
hives pl (plural only)
- Itchy, swollen, red areas of the skin which can appear quickly in response to an allergen or due to other conditions.
medical condition — see urticaria
- plural of
- third-person singular simple present indicative form of hive