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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Yaws  \Yaws\,  n.  [African  yaw  a  raspberry.]  (Med.) 
  A  disease,  occurring  in  the  Antilles  and  in  Africa, 
  characterized  by  yellowish  or  reddish  tumors,  of  a  contagious 
  character,  which  in  shape  and  appearance,  often  resemble 
  currants,  strawberries,  or  raspberries.  There  are  several 
  varieties  of  this  disease,  variously  known  as  {framb[oe]sia}, 
  {pian},  {verrugas},  and  {crab-yaws}. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Pian  \Pian\,  n.  [Pg.  pian,  epian,  or  Sp  pian;  from  the  native 
  name  in  South  America:  cf  F.  pian.]  (Med.) 
  The  yaws.  See  {Yaws}. 

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