quarantinable

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

quarantine +‎ -able

Adjective[edit]

quarantinable (not comparable)

  1. Subject to quarantine; under quarantine.
    • 1892
      The quarantinable diseases are yellow fever, cholera, typhus or ship fever, small-pox, scarlet fever, diphtheria, measles and relapsing fever.
    • 1907
      If the master, owner or consignee of any quarantinable vessel shall neglect or refuse to do any act or thing lawfully directed to be done []