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



BrE BrE//paɪlz//
; NAmE NAmE//paɪlz//
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painful swollen veins at or near the anus synonym haemorrhoids Word Origin late Middle English: probably from Latin pila ‘ball’ (because of the globular form of external haemorrhoids).

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