Definition of tuberculose in English:

tuberculose

Pronunciation /t(j)ʊˈbəːkjʊləʊs/ /tʃʊˈbəːkjʊləʊs/ /t(j)ʊˈbəːkjʊləʊz/

adjective

rare Zoology Botany
  • Tuberculate.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in John Hill (bap. 1714, d. 1775), physician and actor. From post-classical Latin tuberculosus tuberculous; compare -ose.