from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A mild form of smallpox occurring in people who have been previously vaccinated or who have had the disease.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of or resembling smallpox
- n. A milder outbreak of smallpox occurring in a person who has previously been infected.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Resembling smallpox; pertaining to the disease called varioloid.
- n. The smallpox as modified by previous inoculation or vaccination.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Resembling variola or smallpox.
- Resembling measles; having the appearance of measles, as the skin of diseased pigs.
- n. Modified smallpox; a mild form of smallpox which may abort at the vesicular stage, occurring usually in those who are partially protected by vaccination.
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