HyperDic: smallpox

English > 1 sense of the word smallpox:
NOUNstatesmallpox, variola, variola majora highly contagious viral disease characterized by fever and weakness and skin eruption with pustules that form scabs that slough off leaving scars
smallpox > pronunciation
Soundssmao'lpaa.ks
Rhymesboondocks ... xerox / Xerox: 36 rhymes with aaks...
English > smallpox: 1 sense > noun 1, state
MeaningA highly contagious viral disease characterized by fever and weakness and skin eruption with pustules that form scabs that slough off leaving scars.
Synonymsvariola, variola major
PartspockA pustule in an eruptive disease
Narroweralastrim, variola minor, pseudosmallpox, pseudovariola, milk pox, white pox, West Indian smallpox, Cuban itch, Kaffir poxA mild form of smallpox caused by a less virulent form of the virus
BroaderpoxA contagious disease characterized by purulent skin eruptions that may leave pock marks
Spanishviruela
Catalanpigota, verola

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