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scrofulous

adjective scrof·u·lous \-ləs\

Definition of SCROFULOUS

1
:  of, relating to, or affected with scrofula
2
a :  having a diseased run-down appearance
b :  morally contaminated <scrofulous characters…so quick to smear — John Garrity>

First Known Use of SCROFULOUS

1612

scrofulous

adjective scrof·u·lous \ˈskrf-yə-ləs, ˈskräf-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SCROFULOUS

:  of, relating to, or affected with scrofula <scrofulous ulcers>

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