Dictionary.com

rubeola

[ roo-bee-uh-luh, roo-bee-oh-luh ]
/ ruˈbi ə lə, ˌru biˈoʊ lə /
Save This Word!

noun Pathology.
QUIZ
ARE YOU A TRUE BLUE CHAMPION OF THESE "BLUE" SYNONYMS?
We could talk until we're blue in the face about this quiz on words for the color "blue," but we think you should take the quiz and find out if you're a whiz at these colorful terms.
Question 1 of 8
Which of the following words describes “sky blue”?
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

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
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use rubeola in a sentence

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

Medical definitions for rubeola

rubeola
[ rōō-bēə-lə, rōō′bē-ōlə ]

n.
measles

Other words from rubeola

ru•beo•lar adj.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.

Scientific definitions for rubeola

rubeola
[ rōō-bēə-lə, rōō′bē-ōlə ]

See measles.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary Copyright © 2011. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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.
FEEDBACK