Definition of morbus gallicus in English:

morbus gallicus

noun

historical
  • Syphilis.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Bartholomew Traheron (c1510–?1558), protestant writer and reformer. From post-classical Latin morbus Gallicus from classical Latin morbus + Gallicus.

Pronunciation

morbus gallicus

/ˌmɔːbəs ˈɡalɪkəs/