the initial lesion of yaws, occurring at the site of inoculation.
mother yaw n.
A large granulomatous lesion that may be the initial lesion in yaws and is most commonly present on the hand, leg, or foot. Also called buba madre, frambesioma.
noun 1. a weedy, European mullein, Verbascum blattaria, of the figwort family, having lance-shaped leaves and loose spikes of white or yellow flowers.
noun 1. any orchid of the genus Phalaenopsis, having thick, leathery leaves and loose clusters of flowers, usually white or tinged with rose or purple.
[mawth-proof, moth-] /ˈmɔθˌpruf, ˈmɒθ-/ adjective 1. resistant to attack by . verb (used with object) 2. to render (fabric, clothing, etc.) mothproof. /ˈmɒθˌpruːf/ adjective 1. (esp of clothes) chemically treated so as to repel clothes moths verb 2. (transitive) to make (clothes, etc) mothproof
[maw-thee, moth-ee] /ˈmɔ θi, ˈmɒθ i/ adjective, mothier, mothiest. 1. containing . 2. . /ˈmɒθɪ/ adjective mothier, mothiest 1. ragged; moth-eaten 2. containing moths; full of moths