herpes (c.1240)

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herpes (c.1240)


[ FEW: 4,417a herpes; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,757a herpes; TL: ; DEAF: ; DMF:  herpès; TLF:  herpès; OED:  herpes n.; MED:  herpes n.; DMLBS: 1151c herpes ]


herpes hestiomenus
1med.devouring herpes
( c.1240; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  L'une que avient de sanc est apelé flegmon e cele que aveint de colre naturele est apelé herpes hestiomenus, que li franceais apelunt lu  i 64
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