Leprous meaning

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Having leprosy.
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Of, relating to, or resembling leprosy.
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(biology) Having or consisting of loose, scurfy scales.
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Relating to the disease leprosy.
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Appearing decayed, having the appearance of infection by leprosy.
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Having leprosy.
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Of, relating to, or resembling leprosy.
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(biology) Having or consisting of loose, scurfy scales.
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Of or like leprosy.
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Having leprosy.
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Origin of leprous

  • 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

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

    From Wiktionary