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ulcerous (adj.)

early 15c., from Latin ulcerosus "full of sores," from stem of ulcus (see ulcer).

updated on February 25, 2014

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Definitions of ulcerous from WordNet

ulcerous (adj.)
having an ulcer or canker;
Synonyms: cankerous / ulcerated
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