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First attested in 1665. From Ancient Greek μίασμα (míasma, stain; pollution).

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miasma (plural miasmas or miasmata)

  1. A noxious atmosphere or influence.
  2. A noxious atmosphere or emanation once thought to originate from swamps and waste, and to cause disease.

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First attested in 1778. Borrowed from New Latin miasma, from Ancient Greek μίασμα (míasma, stain, pollution).[1]

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miasma n (plural miasmata or miasma's, diminutive miasmaatje n)

  1. miasma (noxious atmosphere or influence)
  2. (medicine, historical) miasma (emanation from rotting organic matter causing diseases)

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  1. ^ Etymologiebank, Sijs, Nicoline van der (editor) (2010).

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From Ancient Greek μίασμα (míasma, stain, pollution).

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miasma m (plural miasmi)

  1. miasma

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Borrowed from Latin miasma, from Ancient Greek μίασμα (míasma, pollution).

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miasma m (plural miasmas)

  1. miasma (noxious atmosphere or influence)
  2. (medicine, historical) miasma (noxious emanation from swamps that was thought to cause diseases)

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miasma m (plural miasmas)

  1. miasma