from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See ringworm.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A fungal infection of the skin known generally as ringworm.
Middle English, from Medieval Latin, from Latin, a gnawing worm.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin via Medieval Latin and Middle English: a fungal infection of the skin. (Wiktionary)