EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Learned borrowing from Latin psōra, from Ancient Greek ψώρα (psṓra).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

psora (uncountable)

  1. (medicine, obsolete) A cutaneous disease, especially psoriasis, scabies, or mange.

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ψώρα (psṓra, itch).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

psōra f (genitive psōrae); first declension

  1. the itch, mange
    Synonyms: scabiēs, sarna

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative psōra psōrae
Genitive psōrae psōrārum
Dative psōrae psōrīs
Accusative psōram psōrās
Ablative psōrā psōrīs
Vocative psōra psōrae

DescendantsEdit

  • English: psora (learned)
  • French: psora, psore (learned)

ReferencesEdit

  • psora in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • psora in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette