Definition of strumous in English:

strumous

adjective

Archaic
  • Scrofulous.

    • ‘They are considered to be specific in the treatment of strumous sores.’
    • ‘The strumous diathesis is very common, manifesting itself in glandular enlargements, abscesses, or sores.’
    • ‘This remedy suits syphilitic or strumous synovitis, with tendency to complete destruction of the joint.’
    • ‘According to these literatures, the root is bitter tonic and useful in cancer and strumous disease.’

Origin

Late 16th century: from Latin strumosus, from struma (see struma).

Pronunciation:

strumous

/ˈstruːməs/