Scrof"u*lous (?), a. [Cf. F. scrofuleux.]

1.

Pertaining to scrofula, or partaking of its nature; as, scrofulous tumors; a scrofulous habit of body.

2.

Diseased or affected with scrofula.

Scrofulous persons can never be duly nourished. Arbuthnot.

-- Scorf"u*lous*ly, adv. -- Scrof"u*lous*ness, n.

 

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