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lues

[ loo-eez ]
/ ˈlu iz /
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noun Pathology.
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Origin of lues

1625–35; <New Latin, special use of Latin luēs plague, contagion
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British Dictionary definitions for lues

lues
/ (ˈluːiːz) /

noun plural lues rare
any venereal disease
a pestilence

Derived forms of lues

luetic (luːˈɛtɪk), adjectiveluetically, adverb

Word Origin for lues

C17: from New Latin, from Latin: calamity
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