frambesia

noun
fram·be·sia | \fram-ˈbē-zh(ē-)ə \

Definition of frambesia 

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First Known Use of frambesia

1782, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for frambesia

New Latin, from French framboise raspberry; from the appearance of the lesions

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frambesia

noun
fram·be·sia | \fram-ˈbē-zh(ē-)ə \
variants: or chiefly British framboesia \-zē-ə \

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