from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A variety of the large flat pustular syphiloderm in which the crust is more or less distinctly conical and stratified: a use now obsolete.
  • noun A current silver coin of Portuguese India, the same as the rupee, and equivalent to 32.47 United States cents.

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

  • noun (Med.) An eruption upon the skin, consisting of vesicles with inflamed base and filled with serous, purulent, or bloody fluid, which dries up, forming a blackish crust.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Formerly the currencies of Italian Somaliland and Portuguese India.
  • noun pathology An ulcer due to syphilis.


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