Meaning of MUMPS in English

/mumps/ , n. ( used with a sing. v. ) Pathol.

an infectious disease characterized by inflammatory swelling of the parotid and usually other salivary glands, and sometimes by inflammation of the testes or ovaries, caused by a paramyxovirus.

[ 1590-1600; MUMP 1 + -S 3 ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .