from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See scarlet fever.
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- n. scarlet fever
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Scarlet fever.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as scarlet fever (which see, under fever).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an acute communicable disease (usually in children) characterized by fever and a red rash
New Latin (febris) scarlatina, scarlet (fever), from Italian scarlattina, feminine of scarlattino, scarlet, diminutive of scarlatto, from Persian saqirlāt; see scarlet.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)