varicose

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From varix, via Middle English from Latin, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *wers-; see also Old Church Slavonic врьхъ (vrĭxŭ, top, peak), Ancient Greek ἕρμα (hérma, reef, rock, hill), Lithuanian viršus (top).

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varicose (not comparable)

  1. abnormally swollen, dilated or knotty

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /va.riˈko.se/
  • Hyphenation: va‧ri‧có‧se

Adjective[edit]

varicose f pl

  1. feminine plural of varicoso

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