rubeola

[roo-bee-uh-luh, roo-bee-oh-luh]

Origin of rubeola

1670–80; < New Latin, noun use of neuter plural of rūbeolus, equivalent to Latin rūbe(us), rōbeus red + -olus -ole1
Related formsru·be·o·lar, adjectivepost·ru·be·o·lar, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for rubeola

rubeola

noun
  1. technical name for measles Compare rubella
Derived Formsrubeolar, adjective

Word Origin for rubeola

C17: from New Latin, from Latin rubeus reddish, from ruber red
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rubeola in Medicine

rubeola

[rōō-bēə-lə, rōō′bē-ōlə]
n.
  1. measles
Related formsru•beo•lar adj.
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rubeola in Science

rubeola

[rōō-bēə-lə, rōō′bē-ōlə]
  1. See measles.
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rubeola in Culture

rubeola

[(rooh-bee-uh-luh, rooh-bee-oh-luh)]

See measles.

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