mal de ojo
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mal de ojo(mol' da o'ho) [Sp., evil eye]
In many Hispanic cultures early childhood diarrhea, vomiting, colic, and dehydration. Many cultures, other than Hispanic cultures, include a concept of the “evil eye.” These include, but are not limited to, certain sects of Arabic, gypsy, and Jewish cultures, and many widely dispersed native tribes. Synonym: evil eye
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