leprous


lep·rous

adjective \ˈle-prəs\

Definition of LEPROUS

1
a :  infected with leprosy
b :  of, relating to, or resembling leprosy or a leper
2
:  scaly, scurfy
lep·rous·ly adverb

Origin of LEPROUS

Middle English, from Anglo-French leprus, from Late Latin leprosus, from lepra leprosy — more at leper
First Known Use: 13th century

lep·rous

adjective \ˈlep-rəs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of LEPROUS

1
: infected with leprosy
2
: of, relating to, or associated with leprosy or a leper <leprous neuritis>

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