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lues

play
noun, lu·es \ˈlü-(ˌ)ēz\

Definition of lues

plural lues

luetic play \lü-ˈe-tik\ adjective


Origin of lues

New Latin, from Latin, plague; akin to Greek lyein to loosen, destroy — more at lose


First Known Use: 1634


Medical Dictionary

lues

play
noun lu·es \ˈlü-(ˌ)ēz\

Medical Definition of lues

plural lues




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "lues"


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