measle

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noun mea·sle \ˈmē-zəl\

Definition of measle

  1. :  a cysticercus tapeworm larva; specifically :  one found in the muscles of a domesticated mammal

Origin and Etymology of measle

singular of measles


First Known Use: 1863


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measle

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noun mea·sle \ˈmē-zəl\

Medical Definition of measle

  1. :  cysticercus; specifically :  one found in the muscles of a domesticated mammal

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