Famine

Fam"ine

(?), n. [F. famine, fr. L. fames hunger; cf. Gr. want, need, Skr. hni loss, lack, h to leave.] General scarcity of food; dearth; a want of provisions; destitution. "Worn with famine." Milton.
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There was a famine in the land.
Gen. xxvi. 1.
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Famine fever (Med.), typhus fever.
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