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- adj. Masked; clothed as if with a mask.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Masked; clothed as with a mask.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as larvate: sometimes applied to certain diseases when their ordinary characters are masked or concealed, as typhoid fever.
Latin larvatus bewitched. See larva. (Wiktionary)
Later, Lombroso, in a book teeming with doubtful or manifestly false evidence, finding his predecessor's theory too vague, attempts to give it more precision by substituting for neurosis in general a specific neurosis -- larvated epilepsy.