Rash vs Exanthem - What's the difference?

rash | exanthem |


As a proper noun rash

is .

As a noun exanthem is

a widespread rash usually occurring in children.

rash

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) rash, .

Adjective

(er)
  • Acting too quickly without considering the risks and consequences; not careful; hasty.
  • rash words spoken in the heat of debate
  • So dry as to fall out of the ear with handling, as corn.
  • (obsolete) Requiring sudden action; pressing; urgent.
  • * Shakespeare
  • I scarce have leisure to salute you, / My matter is so rash .
  • (obsolete) Fast-acting.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Strong as aconitum or rash gunpowder.
    Synonyms
    (checksyns) * brash * heady * hotheaded * impulsive * inconsiderate * precipitate
    Derived terms
    * rashness

    Noun

    (rashes)
  • (symptom) An area of reddened, irritated, and inflamed skin.
  • A surge in problems; a spate, string or trend
  • There has been a rash of vandalism lately.
    Synonyms
    (A surge in problems) epidemic
    Derived terms
    * canker rash * diaper rash * heat rash * hiker’s rash * nappy rash * nettle rash * rashguard * rashie * rash vest * reef rash * rose rash * tooth rash
    See also
    * prudent * reckless

    Verb

  • (obsolete) To prepare with haste.
  • (Foxe)

    Etymology 2

    Compare (etyl) , (etyl) Rasch, probably from Arras in France.

    Noun

    (-)
  • An inferior kind of silk, or mixture of silk and worsted.
  • (John Donne)

    Etymology 3

    For arace

    Verb

    (es)
  • To pull off or pluck violently.
  • To slash; to hack; to slice.
  • * Spenser
  • rashing of helms and riving plates asunder

    Anagrams

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    exanthem

    English

    Noun

  • A widespread rash usually occurring in children.
  • See also

    * (wikipedia "exanthem")