noun tet·ter \ˈte-tər\

Definition of TETTER

:  any of various vesicular skin diseases (as ringworm, eczema, and herpes)

Origin of TETTER

Middle English teter, from Old English; akin to Old High German zittaroh tetter, Sanskrit dadru leprosy, dṛṇāti he tears — more at tear
First Known Use: before 12th century


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