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One entry found for miasma.
Main Entry: mi·as·ma
Pronunciation: mimacr-primarystressaz-mschwa, memacron-
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural -mas or mias·ma·ta /-mschwat-schwa/
1 : a vapor from a swamp formerly believed to cause disease
2 : a harmful influence or atmosphere
- mi·as·mal /-mschwal/ adjective
- mi·as·mat·ic /secondarystressmimacr-schwaz-primarystressmat-ik/ adjective

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