morbilli

[mawr-bil-ahy]

Origin of morbilli

1685–95; < Medieval Latin, plural of morbillus pustule, equivalent to Latin morb(us) sickness + -illus diminutive suffix
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British Dictionary definitions for morbilli

morbilli

noun
  1. a technical name for measles

Word Origin for morbilli

C17: from Medieval Latin morbillus pustule, diminutive of Latin morbus illness
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morbilli in Medicine

morbilli

[môr-bĭlī]
pl.n.
  1. Measles; rubeola.
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