Leprous Definition

Having leprosy.
Webster's New World
Of or like leprosy.
Webster's New World
Having or consisting of loose, scurfy scales.
American Heritage Medicine
Webster's New World

Origin of Leprous

  • Old French leprous, lepros, (French lépreux), from Latin leprosus, from lepra, leprae, leprosy. See also leper.

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English leprus from Old French lepros from Late Latin leprōsus from lepra leprosy leper

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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