- resembling or relating to millet seeds
- (of a disease or skin eruption) characterized by small lesions resembling millet seeds: miliary tuberculosis
WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
mil•i•ar•y (mil′ē er′ē, mil′yə rē),USA pronunciation adj.
- resembling millet seeds.
- Pathologyaccompanied by papules or vesicles resembling millet seeds:miliary fever.
- Latin miliārius of millet, equivalent. to mili(um) millet + -ārius -ary
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miliary /ˈmɪljərɪ/ adj
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