Carbuncular
Carbuncular Car*bun"cu*lar, a. Belonging to a carbuncle; resembling a carbuncle; red; inflamed. [1913 Webster]

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  • carbuncular — adjective Of, pertaining to, or resembling a carbuncle. Such a mass of carbuncular disease I have rarely seen …   Wiktionary

  • carbuncular — carbuncle ► NOUN 1) a severe abscess or multiple boil in the skin. 2) a bright red gem, in particular a polished garnet. DERIVATIVES carbuncular adjective. ORIGIN Latin carbunculus small coal , from carbo coal, charcoal …   English terms dictionary

  • carbuncular — adjective see carbuncle …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • carbuncular — /kahr bung kyeuh leuhr/, adj. of, pertaining to, or resembling a carbuncle, esp. having a carbuncle or a red and inflamed area. [1730 40; < L carbuncul(us) (see CARBUNCLE) + AR1] * * * …   Universalium

  • carbuncular — car·bun·cu·lar (kahr bungґku lər) resembling or of the nature of a carbuncle …   Medical dictionary

  • carbuncular — adj. of or pertaining to a carbuncle, resembling a carbuncle (red gemstone) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • carbuncular — car·bun·cu·lar …   English syllables

  • carbuncular — adjective afflicted with or resembling a carbuncle • Syn: ↑carbuncled • Similar to: ↑unhealthy • Derivationally related forms: ↑carbuncle …   Useful english dictionary

  • fiebre carbuncular — variedad de ántrax maligno en los animales, caracterizada por la formación de tumefacciones circunscritas en la piel, que más tarde se gangrenan Diccionario ilustrado de Términos Médicos.. Alvaro Galiano. 2010 …   Diccionario médico

  • carbuncled — adjective 1. afflicted with or resembling a carbuncle • Syn: ↑carbuncular • Similar to: ↑unhealthy • Derivationally related forms: ↑carbuncle (for: ↑carbuncular) …   Useful english dictionary

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