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Noun: calenture
  1. A name formerly given to various fevers occurring in tropics; esp. to a form of furious delirium accompanied by fever, among sailors, which sometimes led the affected person to imagine the sea to be a green field, and to throw himself into it
Verb: calenture
  1. To see as in the delirium of one affected with calenture

Derived forms: calentures, calenturing, calentured

Encyclopedia: Calenture