Definitions for variolavəˈraɪ ə lə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

va•ri•o•lavəˈraɪ ə lə(n.)

  1. smallpox .

    Category: Pathology

Origin of variola:

1795–1805; < ML, = L vari(us) speckled (see various ) +-ola -ole1



Princeton's WordNet

  1. smallpox, variola, variola major(noun)

    a highly contagious viral disease characterized by fever and weakness and skin eruption with pustules that form scabs that slough off leaving scars


  1. variola(Noun)


Webster Dictionary

  1. Variola(noun)

    the smallpox


  1. Variola

    Variola is a genus of fish in the Serranidae family.

Translations for variola

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a type of serious infectious disease in which there is a severe rash of large, pus-filled spots that usually leave scars.

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