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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Leprous  \Lep"rous\  (-r[=u]s),  a.  [OF.  leprous,  lepros,  F. 
  l['e]preux,  fr  L.  leprosus,  fr  lepra,  leprae,  leprosy.  See 
  {Leper}.] 
  1.  Infected  with  leprosy;  pertaining  to  or  resembling 
  leprosy.  ``His  hand  was  leprous  as  snow.''  --Ex.  iv  6. 
 
  2.  (Nat.  Hist.)  Leprose.  --  {Lep"rous*ly},  adv  -- 
  {Lep"rous*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  leprous 
  adj  :  relating  to  or  resembling  or  having  leprosy 




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