Definition of jaundice noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈdʒɔːndɪs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒɔːndɪs//
[uncountable] Skin
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a medical condition in which the skin and the white parts of the eyes become yellow See related entries: Skin Word OriginMiddle English jaunes, from Old French jaunice ‘yellowness’, from jaune ‘yellow’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: jaundice