leprous

adjective lep·rous \ ˈle-prəs \

Definition of leprous

1 a : infected with leprosy
b : of, relating to, or resembling leprosy or a leper
2 : scaly, scurfy

leprously

adverb

Origin and Etymology of leprous

Middle English, from Anglo-French leprus, from Late Latin leprosus, from lepra leprosy — more at leper


Medical Dictionary

leprous

adjective lep·rous \ ˈlep-rəs \

medical Definition of leprous

1 : infected with leprosy
2 : of, relating to, or associated with leprosy or a leper
  • leprous neuritis

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