Cauma


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Cau´ma


n.1.(Med.) Great heat, as of the body in fever.
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The weather wasn't great, but it took little away from the enjoyment, not even when we got to the crystal waters of Lake Cauma.
The weather was not great, but it took little away from the enjoyment - not even when we got to the crystal waters of Lake Cauma.
Apparently the discoverer took considerable liberties with the Greek language; besides twice changing a W to a U (since W does not appear in Greek), he synthesized the word out of smaller elements--SUGKAIO is "to catch fire" and CAUMA is "burning heat".