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blain

[ bleyn ]
/ bleɪn /
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noun Pathology.
an inflammatory swelling or sore.
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Origin of blain

before 1000; Middle English blein(e), Old English blegene.See chilblain
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British Dictionary definitions for blain

blain
/ (bleɪn) /

noun
a blister, blotch, or sore on the skin

Word Origin for blain

Old English blegen; related to Middle Low German bleine
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