from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A mild, eruptive disease, generally attacking children only; varicella.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A mild contagious eruptive disease, generally appearing in children; varicella.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an acute contagious disease caused by herpes varicella zoster virus; causes a rash of vesicles on the face and body


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