What does variola mean?

Definitions for variolavəˈraɪ ə lə

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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

  2. Origin: [LL., fr. L. varius various. See Various.]


  1. Variola

    Variola is a genus of fish in the Serranidae family.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Variola

    vā-rī′ō-la, n. smallpox.—adjs. Varī′olar, Variol′ic, Varī′olous.—ns. Variolā′tion, inoculation with the virus of smallpox; Vā′riole, a shallow pit or pitted marking, a foveole; Varī′olite, a rock covered with pea-like pustular forms, held in India as a preventive of smallpox and worn sometimes as an amulet round the neck.—adjs. Variolit′ic, pertaining to variolite; Vā′rioloid, resembling smallpox: resembling measles.—n. modified smallpox. [Low L.,—L. varius, various, spotted.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of variola in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of variola in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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