pertussal

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pertussis +‎ -al

Adjective[edit]

pertussal (not comparable)

  1. Pertaining to pertussis or whooping-cough.
    • 1962, Vladimir Nabokov, Pale Fire
      [] the friendly and eloquent monarch would be interrupted by a pertussal "backdraucht" in a crowd of school-children.

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