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leprosy

noun [U] uk   us   /ˈlep.rə.si/
an infectious disease that damages a person's nerves and skin
Translations of “leprosy”
in Chinese (Traditional) 痳瘋病…
in Russian проказа…
in Turkish cüzzam…
in Chinese (Simplified) 麻风病…
in Polish trąd…
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