variole definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- a tiny pit or depression, as on some parts of an insect
- Geol. a pea-sized spherule found in igneous rock and usually consisting of radiating crystals of plagioclase or pyroxene
Origin: French ; from Midieval Latin variola: see variola
variole definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A small pocklike mark, as on an insect.