|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
|an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event; an exceptional example or instance.|
variolate var·i·o·late (vâr'ē-ə-lāt', vār'-)
Having pustules or pitted scars like those of smallpox. v. var·i·o·lat·ed, var·i·o·lat·ing, var·i·o·lates
To inoculate with smallpox virus.