Origin and Etymology of varix
Middle English, borrowed from Latin varic-, varix, probably derivative from the stem of varus “inflamed spot on the skin, pimple”; akin to Lithuanian vìras “tapeworm larva, pimple,” Old High German werra “varicose vein,” Old English wearr “callosity”
First Known Use: 14th century
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