HyperDic: white_pox

English > 1 sense of the expression white pox:
NOUNstatewhite pox, alastrim, variola minor, pseudosmallpox, pseudovariola, milk pox, West Indian smallpox, Cuban itch, Kaffir poxa mild form of smallpox caused by a less virulent form of the virus
English > white pox: 1 sense > noun 1, state
MeaningA mild form of smallpox caused by a less virulent form of the virus.
Synonymsalastrim, variola minor, pseudosmallpox, pseudovariola, milk pox, West Indian smallpox, Cuban itch, Kaffir pox
Broadersmallpox, 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
Spanishalastrim, pseudosmallpox, pseudovariola
Catalanalastrim, pseudosmallpox, pseudovariola

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