Saint Anthony's fire

variants: or St. Anthony's fire

Definition of Saint Anthony's fire

: any of several inflammations or gangrenous conditions (such as erysipelas or ergotism) of the skin

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14th century, in the meaning defined above

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Saint Anthony's fire

Saint An·​tho·​ny's fire | \ ˌsānt-ˌan(t)-thə-nēz-, chiefly British -ˌan-tə-\

Medical Definition of Saint Anthony's fire

: any of several inflammatory or gangrenous conditions (as erysipelas or ergotism) of the skin

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