variole

noun
var·​i·​ole | \ ˈverēˌōl, ˈva(a)r- \
plural -s

Definition of variole

1 : foveola
2 : a spherule of a variolite

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First Known Use of variole

1826, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for variole

Medieval Latin variola pustule, pox

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“Variole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/variole. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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