leprously
adverb see leprous

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Leprously — Leprous Lep rous ( r[=u]s), a. [OF. leprous, lepros, F. l[ e]preux, fr. L. leprosus, fr. lepra, leprae, leprosy. See {Leper}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Infected with leprosy; pertaining to or resembling leprosy. His hand was leprous as snow. Ex. iv. 6.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • leprously — See leprous. * * * …   Universalium

  • leprously — adverb In a leprous way …   Wiktionary

  • leprously — lep·rous·ly …   English syllables

  • leprously — adverb see leprous …   Useful english dictionary

  • leprous — leprously, adv. leprousness, n. /lep reuhs/, adj. 1. Pathol. affected with leprosy. 2. of or resembling leprosy. 3. Bot., Zool. covered with scales. [1175 1225; ME < LL leprosus. See LEPER, OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • leprous — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French leprus, from Late Latin leprosus, from lepra leprosy more at leper Date: 13th century 1. a. infected with leprosy b. of, relating to, or resembling leprosy or a leper 2. scaly, scurfy •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • leprousness — See leprously. * * * …   Universalium

  • leprous — /ˈlɛprəs/ (say lepruhs) adjective 1. affected with leprosy. 2. of or like leprosy. {Middle English, from Late Latin leprōsus, from Latin lepra leprosy. See leper} –leprously, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

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