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pustular

[ puhs-chuh-ler ]
/ ˈpʌs tʃə lər /
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adjective

of, relating to, or of the nature of pustules.
characterized by or covered with pustules.

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Origin of pustular

From the New Latin word pūstulāris, dating back to 1730–40. See pustule, -ar1
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pustular
[ pŭschə-lər ]

adj.

Of, relating to, or consisting of pustules.
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