Origin of prurigoClassical Latin from prurire, to itch: see prurient
Origin of prurigoLatin prūrīgō an itching from prūrīre to itch ; see preus- in Indo-European roots.
(countable and uncountable, plural prurigos)
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Latin, an itching, the itch, from prurire to itch.