tetter

tetter

[tet-er]
noun
(not in technical use) any of various eruptive skin diseases, as herpes, eczema, and impetigo.

Origin:
before 900; Middle English; Old English teter; cognate with Sanskrit dadru kind of skin disease

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tetter (ˈtɛtə)
 
n
1.  a blister or pimple
2.  informal any of various skin eruptions, such as eczema
 
[Old English teter; related to Old High German zitaroh, Sanskrit dadru, Late Latin derbita]

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tetter tet·ter (tět'ər)
n.
Any of various skin diseases, such as eczema, psoriasis, or herpes, characterized by eruptions and itching.

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