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strudel
Struensee
Struggle
struggle against
struggle for existence
struggle on
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Strull
strum
Struma River
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strummer
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Strumpet
Strumstrum
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Struma definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

STRUMA, n. [L.] A glandular swelling; scrofula; the kings evil; a wen.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: abnormally enlarged thyroid gland; can result from underproduction or overproduction of hormone or from a deficiency of iodine in the diet [syn: goiter, goitre, struma, thyromegaly]
2: a form of tuberculosis characterized by swellings of the lymphatic glands [syn: scrofula, struma, king's evil]

Merriam Webster's

noun (plural strumae or strumas) Etymology: Latin, swelling of the lymph glands Date: 1565 goiter

Merriam Webster's

geographical name see Strymon

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. (pl. strumae) 1 Med. a = SCROFULA. b = GOITRE. 2 Bot. a cushion-like swelling of an organ. Derivatives: strumose adj. strumous adj. Etymology: L, = scrofulous tumour

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Struma Stru"ma, n. [L., a scrofulous tumor.] 1. (Med.) Scrofula. 2. (Bot.) A cushionlike swelling on any organ; especially, that at the base of the capsule in many mosses.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. 1. (Med.) Scrofula, king's evil. 2. (Bot.) Swelling, protuberance.




 


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