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EtymologyEdit

Clipping of influenza

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flu (usually uncountable, plural flus)

  1. Influenza.
  2. (informal) Stomach flu.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English flu (influenza)

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flu m (uncountable)

  1. (Quebec) diarrhoea

Norwegian NynorskEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

Related to the verb fly (to fly). The verb is derived from the noun.

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flu n (definite singular fluet, indefinite plural flu, definite plural flua)

  1. (countable and uncountable, fishing) bait that is strewn out over the surface to attract fish

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flu (present tense flur, past tense fludde, past participle fludd/flutt, passive infinitive fluast, present participle fluande, imperative flu)

  1. (intransitive) to fish using such a technique
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From Old Norse flúð.

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flu f (definite singular flua, indefinite plural fluer, definite plural fluene)

  1. a bank or skerry which is underwater at high tide
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TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French flou.

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flu

  1. fuzzy
  2. (photography) blurred, out of focus