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varicelloid

[ var-uh-sel-oid ]
/ ˌvær əˈsɛl ɔɪd /
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adjective

resembling varicella.

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Origin of varicelloid

First recorded in 1870–75; varicell(a) + -oid
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British Dictionary definitions for varicelloid

varicelloid
/ (ˌværɪˈsɛlɔɪd) /

adjective

resembling chickenpox
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