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Meaning of LEPROUS

Pronunciation:  'leprus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  relating to or resembling or having leprosy
 

LEPROUS is a 7 letter word that starts with L.

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Lep"rous\ (-r[=u]s), a. [OF. leprous, lepros, F.
l['e]preux, fr. L. leprosus, fr. lepra, leprae, leprosy. See
{Leper}.]
1. Infected with leprosy; pertaining to or resembling
   leprosy. ``His hand was leprous as snow.'' --Ex. iv. 6.

2. (Nat. Hist.) Leprose. -- {Lep"rous*ly}, adv. --
   {Lep"rous*ness}, n.

 
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