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rubella (s) (noun) (no plural form)
1. A contagious viral disease characterized by a cough, a sore throat, a red rash, and which typically lasts only a few days; sometimes called German measles: "Hanna was confined to the house for a week while she recovered from rubella which she appears to have caught at school."
2. Etymology: from Latin, the plural form of rumellus, "reddish"; from Latin ruber, "red".
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