alastrim

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EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese alastrim, from alastrar (to spread out).

NounEdit

alastrim (uncountable)

  1. (medicine) A milder variant of smallpox

SynonymsEdit

  • variola minor
  • amaas
  • Cuban itch
  • kaffir pox
  • West Indian pox
  • milk pox
  • pseudovariola
  • white pox

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Last modified on 16 June 2013, at 13:21