from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See chickenpox.
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- n. chickenpox
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Chicken pox.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A specific contagious disease, usually of childhood, characterized by an eruption of vesicles of moderate size, filled with a clear, slightly yellowish fluid; chicken-pox: swine-pox.
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- n. an acute contagious disease caused by herpes varicella zoster virus; causes a rash of vesicles on the face and body
New Latin, diminutive of variola, variola; see variola.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)