leprous

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lep·rous

 (lĕp′rəs)
adj.
1. Having leprosy.
2. Of, relating to, or resembling leprosy.
3. Biology Having or consisting of loose, scurfy scales.

[Middle English leprus, from Old French lepros, from Late Latin leprōsus, from lepra, leprosy; see leper.]

lep′rous·ly adv.
lep′rous·ness n.

leprous

(ˈlɛprəs)
adj
1. (Pathology) having leprosy
2. (Pathology) relating to or resembling leprosy
3. (Biology) biology a less common word for leprose
[C13: from Old French, from Late Latin leprosus, from lepra leper]
ˈleprously adv
ˈleprousness n

lep•rous

(ˈlɛp rəs)

adj.
1. affected with leprosy.
2. of or resembling leprosy.
3. Biol. covered with scales.
[1175–1225; Middle English < Late Latin leprōsus. See leper, -ous]
lep′rous•ly, adv.
lep′rous•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.leprous - relating to or resembling or having leprosy
Translations
spitaalinen

leprous

[ˈleprəs] ADJleproso

leprous

adjleprös, aussätzig (old)

leprous

[ˈlɛprəs] adjlebbroso/a