Definition of “ringworm” - English Dictionary

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“ringworm” in British English

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ringwormnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈrɪŋ.wɜːm/ us /ˈrɪŋ.wɝːm/

a disease that causes red rings on the skin

(Definition of “ringworm” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“ringworm” in American English

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ringwormnoun [ U ]

us /ˈrɪŋˌwɜrm/

a disease caused by a fungus that leaves red rings on the skin

(Definition of “ringworm” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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