Meaning of SERPIGO in English

SERPIGO

— serpiginous /seuhr pij"euh neuhs/ , adj.

/seuhr puy"goh/ , n. Pathol.

(formerly) a creeping or spreading skin disease, as ringworm.

[ 1350-1400; ME serpigo, equiv. to L serp- (deriv. of serpere to creep) + -igo as in vertigo VERTIGO; cf. HERPES ]

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