Lep"rous (?), a. [OF. leprous, lepros, F. l'epreux, 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.

 

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