miliary

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin miliārius < milium.

Adjective[edit]

miliary (comparative more miliary, superlative most miliary)

  1. Of or pertaining to millet seeds.
  2. (medicine) Having small lesions that are the shape and size of millet seeds.
    a miliary eruption
    a miliary fever
  3. Small and numerous.
    the miliary tubercles of Echini

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Noun[edit]

miliary (plural miliaries)

  1. (zoology) One of the small tubercles of Echinus sea urchins.