noun, plural bu·boes. Pathology.
Words nearby bubo
Origin of bubo
OTHER WORDS FROM bubobu·boed, adjective
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The so-called Egyptian eagle owl (Bubo ascalaphus) is rather rare, but the barn owl is common.
When the chancroid is healed and the bubo becomes a scar the disease is cured.Manual of Military Training|James A. Moss
No plague bacilli were found either in the bubo of the first or second order.Plague|Thomas Wright Jackson
Phidias made them, and Bubo and Bombax dressed them in purple.Devereux, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
In such cases the fight, which is the illness, takes place chiefly in the bubo.The Flea|Harold Russell