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strumous

Syllabification: stru·mous
Pronunciation: /ˈstro͞oməs
 
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Definition of strumous in English:

adjective

archaic
Scrofulous.
Example sentences
  • According to these literatures, the root is bitter tonic and useful in cancer and strumous disease.
  • This remedy suits syphilitic or strumous synovitis, with tendency to complete destruction of the joint.
  • They are considered to be specific in the treatment of strumous sores.

Origin

late 16th century: from Latin strumosus, from struma (see struma).

Words that rhyme with strumous

brumous, hummus, humous, humus, spumous

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