Definitions for variolous

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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. variolar, variolic, variolous(adj)

    relating to small pox


  1. variolous(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to smallpox.

  2. Origin: variolosus, from variola the smallpox: compare varioleux.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Variolous(adj)

    of or pertaining to the smallpox; having pits, or sunken impressions, like those of the smallpox; variolar; variolic


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