Famine

Definition of Famine

Fam´ine
n.1.General scarcity of food; dearth; a want of provisions; destitution.
There was a famine in the land.
- Gen. xxvi. 1.
Famine fever
(Med.) typhus fever.

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absence, aridity, barrenness, beggary, birth control, contraception, dearth, defectiveness, deficit, deprivation, destitution, drought, dry womb, dryness, exiguity, family planning, imperfection, impotence, impoverishment, incompleteness, ineffectualness, infecundity, infertility, lack, need, omission, paucity, planned parenthood, scarcity, shortage, shortcoming, shortfall, sterileness, sterility, unfertileness, unfruitfulness, unproductiveness, wantage, withered loins
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