Roseola Definition

rō-zēə-lə, rōzē-ōlə
noun
Any rose-colored rash.
Webster's New World

A condition or disease causing such a rash; specif., rubella.

Webster's New World
(pathology) German measles.
Wiktionary
Synonyms:
skin rashefflorescencerash

Other Word Forms of Roseola

Noun

Singular:
roseola
Plural:
roseolae, roseolas

Origin of Roseola

  • New Latin from diminutive of Latin roseus rosy from rosa rose

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

  • From New Latin, from diminutive of Latin rosa (“a rose").

    From Wiktionary

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