Leprous



[lep-ruh s] /ˈlɛp rəs/

adjective
1.
Pathology. affected with .
2.
of or resembling .
3.
Botany, Zoology. covered with scales.
/ˈlɛprəs/
adjective
1.
having leprosy
2.
relating to or resembling leprosy
3.
(biology) a less common word for leprose
adj.

early 13c., leprus, from Old French lepros (Modern French lépreux), from Late Latin leprosus, from Latin lepra “leprosy” (see leper).

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