What does the word miasma mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Polluting exhalations; malarial poison. miasm.

Usage examples for miasma

  1. What was this miasma in his heart? – O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1921 by Various
  2. Yes, sir, I began when we came up the river; the doctor said it is a good thing to keep off miasma. – Among Malay Pirates And Other Tales Of Adventure And Peril by G. A. Henty