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rubeola

[ roo-bee-uh-luh, roo-bee-oh-luh ]
/ ruˈbi ə lə, ˌru biˈoʊ lə /
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noun Pathology.

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Origin of rubeola

1670–80; <New Latin, noun use of neuter plural of rūbeolus, equivalent to Latin rūbe(us), rōbeus red + -olus-ole1

OTHER WORDS FROM rubeola

ru·be·o·lar, adjectivepost·ru·be·o·lar, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for rubeola

rubeola
/ (ruːˈbiːələ) /

noun
technical name for measles Compare rubella

Derived forms of rubeola

rubeolar, adjective

Word Origin for rubeola

C17: from New Latin, from Latin rubeus reddish, from ruber red
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Scientific definitions for rubeola

rubeola
[ rōō-bēə-lə, rōō′bē-ōlə ]

See measles.
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Cultural definitions for rubeola

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

See measles.

The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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