\kalˈɛnt͡ʃəɹə], \kalˈɛntʃəɹə], \k_a_l_ˈɛ_n_tʃ_ə_ɹ_ə]\
Definitions of CALENTURA
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By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
The word, in Spanish, signifies fever. A species of furious delirium to which sailors are subject in the torrid zone :-a kind of phrenitis, the attack of which comes on suddenly after a broiling day, and seems to be characterized by a desire in the patient to throw himself into the sea. It is only a variety of phrenitis.
By Robley Dunglison
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- relating to covered with or resembling freckles Freckled; speckled; bearing numerous small dots. Affected with lentigo.