Etymology
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scrofulous (adj.)

early 15c., from Medieval Latin scrophulosus; see scrofula + -ous. Related: Scrofulously; scrofulousness.

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Definitions of scrofulous

scrofulous (adj.)
afflicted with scrofula;
scrofulous (adj.)
morally contaminated; "denounce the scrofulous wealth of the times"- J.D.Hart;
scrofulous (adj.)
having a diseased appearance resembling scrofula; "our canoe...lay with her scrofulous sides on the shore"- Farley Mowat;
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