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Meaning of ULCEROUS

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  having an ulcer or canker
 

ULCEROUS is a 8 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: cankerous, ulcerated, unhealthy
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ul"cer*ous\, a. [L. ulcerous: cf. F. ulc['e]reux.]
1. Having the nature or character of an ulcer; discharging
   purulent or other matter. --R. Browning.

2. Affected with an ulcer or ulcers; ulcerated.

         It will but skin and film the ulcerous place.
                                               --Shak.
   -- {Ul"cer*ous*ly}, adv. -- {Ul"cer*ous*ness}, n.

 

 

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