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

 

lupus

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈluːpəs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈluːpəs//
 
[uncountable]
 
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a disease that affects the skin or sometimes the joints Word Origin late 16th cent.: from Latin, literally ‘wolf’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: lupus