- Pathology. affected with leprosy.
- of or resembling leprosy.
- Botany, Zoology. covered with scales.
- having leprosy
- relating to or resembling leprosy
- biology a less common word for leprose
adj.early 13c., leprus, from Old French lepros (Modern French lépreux), from Late Latin leprosus, from Latin lepra “leprosy” (see leper).