scarlatina


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scar·la·ti·na

 (skär′lə-tē′nə)
[New Latin (febris) scarlatina, scarlet (fever), from Italian scarlattina, feminine of scarlattino, scarlet, diminutive of scarlatto, from Persian saqirlāt; see scarlet.]

scar′la·ti′nal adj.

scarlatina

(ˌskɑːləˈtiːnə)
n
(Pathology) the technical name for scarlet fever
[C19: from New Latin, from Italian scarlattina, diminutive of scarlatto scarlet]
ˌscarlaˈtinal adj

scar•la•ti•na

(ˌskɑr ləˈti nə)

n.
2. a mild form of scarlet fever.
[1795–1805; < New Latin (febris) scarlatina scarlet fever, derivative of Medieval Latin scarlata scarlet (cloth); see scarlet, -ine1]
scar`la•ti′nal, scar•la•ti•nous (ˌskɑr ləˈti nəs, skɑrˈlæt n əs) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scarlatina - an acute communicable disease (usually in children) characterized by fever and a red rashscarlatina - an acute communicable disease (usually in children) characterized by fever and a red rash
contagion, contagious disease - any disease easily transmitted by contact
Translations

scarlatina

[ˌskɑːləˈtiːnə] Nescarlatina f

scarlatina

nScharlach m

scarlatina

[ˌskɑːləˈtiːnə] n (Med) → scarlattina

scarlatina

n escarlatina
References in classic literature ?
This morning, about five o'clock, one of Gorshkov's children died of scarlatina, or something of the kind.
To me, away there in my bean-field at the other end of the town, the big guns sounded as if a puffball had burst; and when there was a military turnout of which I was ignorant, I have sometimes had a vague sense all the day of some sort of itching and disease in the horizon, as if some eruption would break out there soon, either scarlatina or canker-rash, until at length some more favorable puff of wind, making haste over the fields and up the Wayland road, brought me information of the "trainers.
So they all go up again into the gorgeous drawing-rooms--all of them flushed with breakfast, as having taken scarlatina sociably-- and there the combined unknowns do malignant things with their legs to ottomans, and take as much as possible out of the splendid furniture.