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yaws (n.)

contagious skin disease, 1670s, from Carib yaya, the native name for it.

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yaws (n.)
an infectious tropical disease resembling syphilis in its early stages; marked by red skin eruptions and ulcerating lesions;
Synonyms: frambesia / framboesia
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