noun (used with a singular verb) Pathology.
Origin of morbilli
Words nearby morbilli
Example sentences from the Web for morbilli
It is of two kinds:—varioli, ye measils; morbilli, called of us ye smal pocks.
It can hardly be doubted that we owe the English name of measles as the equivalent of morbilli to John of Gaddesden.A History of Epidemics in Britain, Volume II (of 2)|Charles Creighton
But the passage quoted is of interest as using the old word mesles to mean one of the two forms of morbilli or punctilli.
By morbilli are understood those which the common people style fersae, so-called perhaps from fervor.
Morbilli is a mild disease, but requires protection from cold, which confines and coagulates the peccant matter.Gilbertus Anglicus|Henry Ebenezer Handerson