Definition of mentagra in English:

mentagra

noun

Medicine
historical
  • Any of various skin diseases affecting the chin; specifically = "sycosis".

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Thomas Elyot (c1490–1546), humanist and diplomat. From classical Latin mentagra an eruptive disease occurring on the chin (only attested in Pliny) from mentum chin + ancient Greek ἄγρα a catching, after classical Latin podagra podagra and chīragra.

Pronunciation

mentagra

/mɛnˈtaɡrə/