Definitions of measles
n. - Leprosy; also, a leper. 2
n. - A contagious febrile disorder commencing with catarrhal symptoms, and marked by the appearance on the third day of an eruption of distinct red circular spots, which coalesce in a crescentic form, are slightly raised above the surface, and after the fourth day of the eruption gradually decline; rubeola. 2
n. - A disease of cattle and swine in which the flesh is filled with the embryos of different varieties of the tapeworm. 2
n. - A disease of trees. 2
n. - The larvae of any tapeworm (Taenia) in the cysticerus stage, when contained in meat. Called also bladder worms. 2
plural of measle 1
The word "measles" uses 7 letters: A E E L M S S.
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Words formed by adding one letter before or after measles (in bold), or to aeelmss in any order:
b - assemble beamless f - fameless selfsame l - mealless n - lameness maleness maneless nameless salesmen s - seamless t - mateless meatless tameless
Shorter words found within measles:
ae al ale alee ales alme almes alms als am as ass ease easel easels eases eel eels el elm elms els else em eme emes ems es eses ess la lam lame lames lams las lase lases lass lea leas lease leases lee lees less ma mae maes male males mas mass masse me meal meals measle mel mels mesa mesas mess sae sal sale sales sals same sea seal seals seam seams seas see seel seels seem seems sees sel sels seme semes sesame slam slams
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