from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A small pocklike mark, as on an insect.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A foveola.
- n. A spherule of a variolite.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In zoology, a shallow pit, or slightly pitted marking, like the pitting of a smallpox-pustule; a foveole.
- n. In lithoh., a spherulite of the rock called variolite.
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Three Random Words: le quatre-épices = allspice râlant, e = infuriating la variole (f) = smallpox in garden, gardening | Permalink
Algonquins returning from the land of the Abenaki reported a variole that was very dangerous, and many thousands of Indians died.41
le quatre-épices = allspice râlant,e = infuriating la variole f = smallpox in garden, gardening | Permalink