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Definition of "scarlatina" []

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "scarlatina" in a sentence
  • "The bookshelves held not only his old textbooks but also the newer paediatric encyclopaedias to which he had contributed articles on scarlatina — the subject of a postgraduate fellowship, as Klara had reminded him."
  • "He'd been forced to supplement his income with lectures when he could (some, in New York, recalled his scholarship on scarlatina)."
  • "Of course, Klara knew about the death of his younger brother, then aged six, from scarlatina."