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verminous

[vur-muh-nuh s] /ˈvɜr mə nəs/
adjective
1.
of the nature of or resembling vermin.
2.
of, pertaining to, or caused by vermin:
verminous diseases.
3.
infested with vermin, especially parasitic vermin:
verminous shacks.
Origin
1610-1620
1610-20; < Latin verminōsus infested with maggots; see verminate, -ous
Related forms
verminously, adverb
verminousness, noun
nonverminous, adjective
nonverminously, adverb
nonverminousness, noun
unverminous, adjective
unverminously, adverb
unverminousness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for verminous

verminous

/ˈvɜːmɪnəs/
adjective
1.
relating to, infested with, or suggestive of vermin
Derived Forms
verminously, adverb
verminousness, noun
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verminous in Medicine

verminous ver·min·ous (vûr'mə-nəs)
adj.

  1. Of, relating to, or caused by vermin.

  2. Infested with vermin.

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