- 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 lepr&omacron;sus, from lepra, leprosy; see leper.
(comparative more leprous, superlative most leprous)