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morbilli

[ mawr-bil-ahy ]
/ mɔrˈbɪl aɪ /
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noun (used with a singular verb)Pathology.
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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
/ (mɔːˈbɪlaɪ) /

noun
a technical name for measles

Word Origin for morbilli

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