- buber, martin,
- bubonic plague,
Origin of bubonic
Examples from the Web for bubonic
First, bubonic (rhymes with pneumonic but is altogether different) is a local infection sequestered in a lymph node.
The patient has been described by some reports as having “bubonic” plague and by others as having developed the “pneumonic” form.It’s Not Time to Worry About China’s Plague Just Yet|Kent Sepkowitz|July 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The cat was saved, and by the following morning the bubonic scare transformed itself into a comedy.
The name he gives to the malady is the pestis inguinaria, or bubonic plague of the East.The Great Pestilence (A.D. 1348-9)|Francis Aidan Gasquet
It carries disease germs from house to house and bubonic plague from city to city.Methods of Destroying Rats|David Lantz
The prevalence of awful scourges, such as cholera and bubonic plague, is another evil which the new China must conquer.Where Half The World Is Waking Up|Clarence Poe
The implication was successful—Jean, the tree and the bubonic plague became as trifles compared to an infectious taxi.
"characterized by swelling in the groin," by 1795, from Latin bubo (genitive bubonis) "swelling of lymph glands" (in the groin), from Greek boubon "the groin; swelling in the groin" + -ic. Bubonic plague attested by 1827.