- of or like leprosy
- having leprosy
Origin of leprousMiddle English lepros from Old French from Late Latin leprosus from lepra: see leper
- Having leprosy.
- Of, relating to, or resembling leprosy.
- Biology Having or consisting of loose, scurfy scales.
Origin of leprousMiddle English leprus from Old French lepros from Late Latin leprōsus from lepra leprosy ; see leper .
(comparative more leprous, superlative most leprous)