Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as scabies.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Med.) A cutaneous disease; especially, the itch.

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  • noun medicine A cutaneous disease, especially the itch.

Etymologies

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Latin, from Ancient Greek ψώρα ("itch"). Compare psoriasis.

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